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Small border church marks 175 years

Mairead Holland
A CHURCH in Co Monaghan which draws most of its small congregation from Co Fermanagh celebrated its 175th anniversary yesterday.

Clonard confraternity comes to an honourable close

Its story started in the 19th century with the rapid expansion of west Belfast's Catholic population, but this Sunday will mark the final chapter in the life of the Clonard Women's Confraternity when the association meets for the final time, writes Dr Brendan McConvery CSsR

Kanye West is on a mission to 'turn atheists into believers'

Diarmuid Pepper
There is nothing ironic or sarcastic about Kanye West calling his latest album Jesus is King. It is, says Diarmuid Pepper, an unapologetically Christian piece of work whose evangelistic potential should be welcomed by people of faith

Towards a new covenant against sectarianism

A 'personal covenant' between church leaders at a local level could be a model of how to respond to the unspoken and hidden sectarianism endemic in Northern Ireland, argues the Rt Rev Sarah Groves

'Let us overcome evil with good'

The link between Mother Teresa and Corpus Christi parish in Belfast has been commemorated in a new shrine which also remembers the tragedies of the Ballymurphy and Springhill-Whiterock massacres, writes Fr Patrick McCafferty