The text forbids large indoor gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic, with a narrow list of exceptions, including for priests celebrating Mass via live stream, as well as wedding receptions and funerals.
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Amid lockdown, a priest in Ireland celebrates the greatest feast day at an ancient site where Catholics have gone to worship in hiding.
Citing sources close to the priest, local media reported that Father Hughes was not willing to pay the fine and was ready to be jailed rather than cease public worship.
Made 381 years ago, the MacSwiney Chalice was used in the days of the Penal Laws in Ireland when the Catholic faith was outlawed and priests were hunted men.
A personal reflection 100 years after the partition of the Emerald Isle.
In their new statement, the bishops said: “What this bill proposes may be appropriately described as ‘assisted suicide,’ because it involves one person taking his or her own life, with the active participation of another.”
Among the problems raised by the case are the end of life, family decisions on health treatment, and children’s rights.
Blessed Thaddeus was twice appointed bishop but, due to political intrigue, he never took possession of his diocese. His feast day is Oct. 25.