25Feb ACP Leadership meet with reps of 75% of Irish dioceses

The ACP Leadership Team report on their meeting with representatives of ACP members in Irish dioceses on 25 February

24Feb 24th February. Monday, Week Seven

Prayer is not always such a struggle

23Feb Latest schedule of talks by Tony Flannery published

Tony Flannery announces the schedule of talks being given by him for the next month or so, as part of his speaking tour

23Feb Presider’s Page for Ordinary Time 7 (Sun 23 Feb.)

Loving the enemy and praying for those who make life difficult are two marks of a Christian, as Jesus teaches us today. We gather, aware of how difficult love can be, yet united by the saving mercy of God, on which we rely.

23Feb 23rd February. Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time

Living in a one-eyed world

22Feb Why won’t the Pope treat his faithful like adults?

Michael W. Higgins comments on the Vatican's discouragement of the publication of the Synod survey results and fears Pope Francis may be losing his nerve (first pubished in the Globe and Mail, Toronto on 20 February 2014).

22Feb International church reform groups seek meeting with Pope Francis

Tony Flannery reports that a letter has been sent to Pope Francis on behalf of reform movements in many countries, the ACP included.

22Feb 22nd February. Saint Peter’s Chair in Rome

St. Peter's Chair: The Holy See

21Feb 21st February. Friday, Week Six

Conflict of interests

20Feb Have the Iona Institute won a battle — and lost the war?

Brendan Hoban is saddened at the Iona Institute's rush to the lawyers on being called 'homophobic', and contrasts it with the Institute's earlier comments on the ACP, which did not lead to a legal remedy being sought (first published in the Western People).