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The Culture of Death!

In his encyclical, ‘Evangelium Vitae’, Pope St John Paul II famously coined the phrase ‘culture of death’. It is important to re-read these things every now and then to keep them fresh in our minds. “In fact, while the climate of widespread moral uncertainty can in some way be explained by the multiplicity and gravity of today’s social problems, and these can sometimes mitigate the subjective responsibility of individuals, it is no less true that we are confronted by an … Read More

So, You think Ireland is a Democracy?

Many people in Ireland think that they live in a democracy. However, this is largely an illusion and a few simple examples will demonstrate that fact. Democracy is supposed to be a system of government whereby decisions made by the majority of the people are what is used to guide how a particular country, or society, or organisation is governed. This would be a very cumbersome form of government if every decision had to go to a vote, and so … Read More

The Demise of Catholic Education in Ireland

Dr Eanna Johnson presented his findings on the collapse of Catholic Education in Ireland at The Lumen Fidei Institute’s Spring conference at The Glenroyal Hotel in Maynooth, on 12th March, 2019. We are delighted to make a video of his talk available and we ask you to share this with other Catholic parents in Ireland who wonder whatever happened to the Irish education system. Dr Johnson’s talk looks at a brief time in the history of Catholic Education in Ireland … Read More

The Interesting Case of Caroline Farrow

A Catholic journalist who appeared on British television with transgender campaigner, Susie Green, was recently contacted by police because she used a male pronoun to refer to Susie Green’s son Jack, who now goes by the name Jackie. Mrs Green, took her son to Thailand when he was fifteen years old and on his sixteenth birthday, he underwent an operation which mutilated his genitals. In Britain, there is a Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003, but there is no corresponding law … Read More

Petition to the Irish Bishops

A Clarion Call To The Bishops of Ireland Petition to the Catholic Bishops of Ireland. 12th March 2019 VOX HIBERNIAE – THE VOICE OF THE IRISH  “It was while I was there that I saw, in a vision in the night, a man whose name was Victoricus coming as it were from Ireland with so many letters they could not be counted. He gave me one of these, and I read the beginning of the letter, Vox Hiberniae, the voice … Read More

HSE Promotes Male/Female Genital Mutilation

In this crazy world we live in where anything goes, it is very interesting to note that the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs is opposed to Female Genital Mutilation, especially in African countries and where such mutilation takes place based on religious or cultural grounds. Such opposition is laudable. However, the Irish Health Service Executive, promotes both Male and Female Genital Mutilation in the name of the false LGBT ideology. On its website, under an article on gender-dysphoria, the HSE … Read More

A Letter to the Irish Bishops

Dear Bishop, The Lumen Fidei Institute, which represents parents from every diocese in Ireland, would like to invite you to greet us and to join with us in prayer on Tuesday 12th March, 2019. On that day, we will host a conference in The Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, which seeks to address some of the problems we lay Catholics are faced with in the Ireland of 2019. At 11.30am, God willing, we will process with a statue of Our Lady of … Read More

The Corruption of Innocents!

An Irish Catholic secondary school, named after Our Lady, hosted a self professed lesbian abortion activist, to raise the LGBT Rainbow flag at the school on Monday 25th February 2019. That young children in Catholic Schools are being exposed to deceitful propaganda which contradicts Catholic teaching on human sexuality is disgraceful. That our Irish Bishops refuse to publicly condemn these public acts, which harm the innocence of children, shows us the power of the media when it comes to the … Read More

Jonah – The Reluctant Prophet

Catholic Men’s Debate. I was invited to speak last week to a group of men in Belfast. The format was very interesting and was based on the American ‘Argument of the Month’ initiative. A topic is chosen for the debate and two Catholics take different positions on the chosen topic. Each speaker presents a ten-minute overview of their position and then each speaker questions the other speaker and seeks to rebut their assertions. Finally, the topic is opened to the … Read More

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