Pope Francis has assured his “spiritual closeness” to those affected by an Oct. 7 gas station explosion in northwest Ireland.
The bishop said Michael D. Higgins’ ‘reasons for this gruesome massacre are incorrect and far-fetched.’
Catholic Bishops in Ireland have, in partnership with the leadership of the European Union (EU), launched a campaign against Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Somalia.
The longest serving Bishop in The Gambia who played host to Pope John Paul II in 1992, the only Papal visit to the West African nation, died Wednesday, September 2, a day after marking his 95th day of birth.
The overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, Trocaire, is among Ireland’s “three largest humanitarian agencies” that have come together to address COVID-19 challenges in Sierra Leone.
Amid COVID-19 restrictions, Catholic Bishops in Ireland have partnered with their government to deliver life-saving aid supplies to the more than five million people fleeing the ongoing conflict in Ituri Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Michael Francis Crotty who has been serving as the First Counsellor of the Apostolic Nunciature in Spain since 2017, to be his representative in the West African nation of Burkina Faso.