New Monasticism Comes to Ireland: Dublin Event with Douglas Burton Christie, 16 January 2010

image If old forms of Christianity in Ireland are passing away, there are new expressions of this ancient faith emerging throughout the island. One of these expressions, ‘new monasticism,’ will be explored in a one-day conference in Dublin on 16 January … Read more...

Contemplating Ireland’s Apathy: Do Irish Citizens Want a Say in their Future?

There is a stunning lack of accountability in Ireland. It doesn’t have to be that way. Writing in today’s Irish Times, columnist Elaine Byrne recounts how an indignant and industrious Icelandic citizenry has peacefully and effectively achieved meaningful political change … Read more...

‘For the Good of the Church’: Will more Irish Catholic Bishops Resign?

In today’s Irish Times, Mary Raftery has offered a shocking analysis of recent comments by bishops named in the Murphy Report on child abuse in the Dublin diocese. Raftery argues that their public statements reveal a stunning lack of will … Read more...