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Irish Government to Bishops: Cancel Summer Communions & Confirmations…

Ireland's HSE tells Catholic Church to cancel Communions and Confirmations IRELAND'S Health Service Executive (HSE) has warned the Catholic Church not to hold First Communions or Confirmations in Midwest counties this summer. In a letter to to the Archbishop of Cashel and Emly, Kieran O’Reilly, HSE chiefs suggested that the ceremonies be deferred to September instead. The...

Ireland Officially Pagan: Plea for Prayers

From website of Lumen Fidei... In May of this year, Ireland’s Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, launched a new annual three day festival which is to take place from October 31st to November 2nd. One of the main centres for this festival will be Trim, in county Meath. The festival is...

Ireland: Home-Educating Mother Jailed

Today, I  received an email from Dan Arnold, who was recently (Aug 23) elected Chair of Home Education Network (HEN), the oldest, biggest, and best-known home-ed representative group in Eire. He asks for our support in the case of a home-educating mother, a traditional Catholic, who has been imprisoned for what amounts to refusing...