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The holy value of water

National Holy Wells Day is being marked on Sunday June 18, with people being encouraged to visit a holy well to pray for the protection and fair distribution of water on our planet.

Lough Derg - intensive care for the soul

Monsignor Joseph McGuinness
ONE of the many legends which surround this ancient and sacred island of pilgrimage relates to the meaning of its name - Lough Derg.

Asylum ruling welcomed

BISHOP John McAreavey has said he is delighted at the Dublin Supreme Court's finding that a ban which prevented asylum seekers in the Republic from working was unconstitutional.

Catholic dialogue on agenda at Presbyterian General Assembly

THE 500th anniversary of the Reformation, relationships with other denominations, the political situation in Northern Ireland and support for persecuted Christians will be among the issues discussed at the Presbyterian Church's annual General Assembly when it opens in Belfast next week.

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