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Cavan priest says he will not pay fine for saying Mass in breach of restrictions

Parish priest Fr PJ Hughes says gardaí blocked roads to church By Patsy McGarry, Marie O'Halloran, Irish Times, March 29, 2021 A parish priest in Co Cavan has accused gardaí of harassing him and churchgoers on Sunday as he went to celebrate Mass in breach of pandemic restrictions which do... read more
Father Seamus Madigan, head chaplain of the Irish Defence Forces, in a video endorsing the Dublin LGBT 'Pride' parade.

Irish Catholic priest takes part in ‘virtual’ homosexual ‘Pride’ parade

The Lumen Fidei Institute reached out to Limerick Bishop Brendan Leahy to ask him to publicly correct the priest's pro-homosexual messages, but he did not respond. By Paul Smeaton, LifeSite News, July 8, 2020 DUBLIN, Ireland, July 8, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — An Irish Catholic priest has... read more

Irish commission: Catholic school discriminated against atheist student

Catholic News Agency, May 4, 2020 The Republic of Ireland’s Workplace Relations Commission has decided that an atheist child was discriminated against by his Catholic school when students were rewarded for attending a religious ceremony. The commission, an independent, quasi-judicial... read more