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43 year old Fr José Alfredo Lopez Guillen was described by friends as a dedicated and quiet priest who neither drank nor smoked and lived very simply.
“I am delighted to be re-joining the BBC at this time and in this subject area. The opportunity to cover the broad spectrum of religious affairs is challenging and compelling and I cannot wait to get started” - Martin Bashir.
A 130-home estate in Cork City will, by the end of the year, have 34 social housing units, delivered through Nama’s social housing “special purpose vehicle” working with Respond! housing.
New bishop hopes to invite Pope Francis to visit Killaloe at Irish bishops' Ad Limina visit to Rome in January.
"Where once communal life was characterised by a resilient faith, today many believers carry a grief and a loss of innocence in faith, in dogma, in religious institutions" - Mary McAleese.
“I thank all those involved. We want to build a future that is respectful, inclusive and vibrant. Northern Ireland can have a very bright future built on respect and celebration of diversity.”
1. Lord, hear a cause that is just,
pay heed to my cry.
Turn your ear to my prayer:
no deceit is on my lips. Response
2. From you may my judgement come forth:
Your eyes discern the truth.
You search my heart, you visit me by night.
You test me and you find in me no wrong. Response
3. I am here and I call, you will hear me,
O God. Turn your ear to me; hear -my words.
Display your great love,
you whose right hand saves your friends
from those who rebel against them. Response
Gospel Acclamation Jn 14: 23
If anyone loves me he will keep my word,
and my Father will love him,
and we shall come to him .
or Mk 10: 45
The Son of Man came to serve,
and to give his life as a ransom for many.