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Dignitas Infinita

Dignitas Infinita

In response to the publication by the Dicastery of the Doctrine of the Faith of the document Dignitas Infinita, on Human Dignity, Bishop Kevin Doran of Elphin, chair of the Council for Life of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, stated, “I welcome the publication...

National Pilgrimage for Life

National Pilgrimage for Life

The first National Pilgrimage for Life, organised by the Council for Life of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, will be celebrated on Saturday 4th May in Knock Shrine.  The pilgrimage begins with Anointing of the Sick in the Basilica at 2.30pm, followed by Mass...

Day for Life 2024

Bishops said, “we are conscious that, all across Ireland, many families are engaged day by day in accompanying loved ones who are terminally ill.  As an expression of our pastoral support, we have decided that ‘Care at the End of Life’ will be the focus of our...

Vaccines

20201208 Vaccines for COVID-19 - Statement of the Irish Catholic Bishops 20201209 Note on the Morality of Using some COVID-19 Vaccines - Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith 20210116 Vaccination – An Act of Solidarity - Bishop Kevin Doran

Day for Life 2022

Day for Life 2022

About Day for Life Day for Life is celebrated annually by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness of the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition. This year’s Day for Life...

Bishops launch nine days of Prayer for Life

Bishops launch nine days of Prayer for Life

www.prayforlife.ie “I hope the Pray for Life Novena will help people to celebrate and protect the gift of life and to be more conscious of the practical support that they can offer to women for whom pregnancy is experienced as a crisis.” - Bishop Kevin Doran  The...

Day for Life – Sunday 3 October 2021

Day for Life – Sunday 3 October 2021

About Day for Life Day for Life is celebrated annually by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness of the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition. This year’s Day for Lifewill...