An Illinois bishop has issued a decree against gay couples, reiterating the church's stance that marriage is a “covenant between one man and one woman.”
Here in the U.S. two prominent Irish American cardinals are offering widely differing responses to Pope Francis' dramatic change in tone regarding LGBTQ people.
Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald confirmed the government will support a Bill to lift the 90-year ban. Now Christmas Day is the only day you could have trouble getting a pint.
Crowds gathered in Knock on Saturday after a 14-year-old boy claimed that he had a premonition the Virgin Mary would appear at the Catholic shrine.
Mott Street. Manhattan. 1936. These were tough times in a tough place. One might go so far as to say that things back then were even tougher than they are now.
Old Irish prayers and historic Celtic blessings to brighten your day.
It wasn’t just African Americans in the Deep South who had reasons to fear the KKK movement.
The glamourous Hollywood star’s career nearly came to an end after she controversially adopted an Irish baby in 1951.
A team of forensic experts employed to investigate the exhumation of bodies from the Tuam mass grave site to identify victims.
Fears eased over prospect of nuns allowing Catholic ethos to dictate medical decisions at a new €300m national hospital.
Adele’s “Hello” sung as Gaeilge is just stunning (VIDEO)
Killer chocolate baked Guinness donuts with Irish cream glaze recipe
Irish blackberry jam and custard donuts recipe
Dublin dance troupe takes Irish dance to the next level (VIDEO)
The sad and dreadful life of Rosemary Kennedy
Remembering the day fearless Irish journalist Veronica Guerin was murdered
BREAKING: Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams says end to partition of Ireland “in a few short years”
Catholic bishop bans same-sex couples from communion and funerals
Soaring harmonies by Irish sacred harp singers are out of this world (VIDEO)