Posts Tagged ‘Irish Association of Catholic Priests’

‘Review anxiety’ forces Irish priests to abandon online Masses

Thursday, November 12th, 2020
Priests Abandon online

Many Irish priests are abandoning online broadcasts of masses due to anxiety created by digital reviews. As in many countries, churches and other places of worship in the Irish Republic have significant restrictions. Priests are required to say mass in empty or near-empty churches. To reach parishioners, masses have been broadcast online since restrictions on Read more

The reality of the Irish Church

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

On the day that the papal nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Charles Brown, told the US-based Catholic News Service that he saw “that Irish Catholicism had entered a new springtime,” representatives of the Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) were trying to convince a group of Irish bishops that the Irish Catholic Church was facing, among other Read more

Statement from Towards an Assembly of the Irish Catholic Church

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Over 1000 people, representative of a broad range of opinions in the Catholic Church, gathered today at a meeting called by the Association of Catholic Priests.   The meeting agreed on the need to recapture as a matter of urgency the reforming vision of the Second Vatican Council. The meeting called for a organised dialogue in Read more