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Martin Henry: Addressing misconceptions about the Immaculate Conception

Martin Henry
SINCE the dogma of the 'Immaculate Conception' has only in roughly the last century-and-a-half been official teaching in the Catholic world, it is not altogether surprising that many - even some whose religious background is unquestionably Catholic - should still confuse this dogma with the traditional belief in the manner of Jesus' own conception.

Fr Edward O'Donnell: Following love, not law, as a way of life

"One of the scribes came up to Jesus and put a question to him, 'Which is the first of all the commandments?'" - Mark 12:28 WHICH of us hasn't complained about the amount of red tape we have to cope with today? Filling in what use to be a simple form has become a mammoth task.

Mental ill-health an issue for all

THERE is an urgent need for more to be done to stem the "immense upsurge" in mental ill-health, Archbishop of Armagh Dr Richard Clarke has said.

Seeking the common good in a divided society

EACH year the Irish Inter-Church Meeting brings together representatives from our 15 member Churches for reflection and dialogue on a specific theme to support our work and help set an agenda for the coming year.

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