Marion Mulhall discusses the inspiration that led her to set up World Priest and the great success of the Global Rosary Relay
Fr Eamonn Conway, author of a new book about the Lough Derg pilgrimage, shares why he believes this sacred space is an island of quiet miracles.
Sharon Murphy from Clogher Diocese gives her response to the oft-asked question - how can we attract young people into the Church.
Pamela McLoughlin describes the great demand for the encyclicals of Pope Francis along with detailing recent and upcoming Veritas publications.
Eimear Felle shares her faith journey and how her experience at World Youth Day in Cologne in 2005 made her 'a new woman...'.
John Pridmore, former London gangster turned Christian, shares how God changed his life and how he now leads retreats and speaks at church events around the world.
Our special report on the addresses by Melissa Ohden, Heidi Crowther and Cora Sherlock at the recent Pro-Life Rally celebrating the 8th Amendment
Anna Keegan shares how she came to decide that her calling was to work in the Church with young people while attending World Youth Day in Canada.
In this interview we learn about what happens at the annual Youth 2000 summer festival event which attracts over 1,000 young people.
Tina Mary Sajiv shares with us the story of Shalom World including its origins in India as Shalom TV and the future plans for their digital platform.
Steve Killelea discusses the Global Peace Index, the cost of violence around the world and what can help create and sustain more peaceful societies.
Watch our full 28 min interview with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle in which he discusses his vocation, Caritas, IEC2016 and Amoris Laetitia.
Méabh Carlin and Hannah McCauley discuss the launch of their first album - I Will Wait - and perform the track Here Am I.
Salesian Sr Mary Bridget Dunlea shares a scripture reflection for the Feast of Corpus Christi entitled 'Do this as a memorial of Me'.
Fáinche Ryan and Con Casey discuss an upcoming conference that The Loyola Institute in Trinity College are hosting from 22nd - 24th June 2016.
Cardinal Tagle, the Archbishop of Manila, shares how he was 'fooled' into taking a seminary entrance exam which led him to consider priesthood.
Wendy Grace interviews her own brother Fr Nicholas Grace about his journey to the priesthood and his first year as a priest.
David Payne, Director of CaFE in the UK, explains the workings of The Big Picture Bible course which is aimed at both individuals and groups.
Generation Hope tells the stories of some of the young people who, having enjoyed Mary’s Meals as children, are now part of a new generation beginning to build a brighter future.
Fr Michael Cusack talks to us about the pilgrimage of the Icon to the Cathedrals of Ireland celebrating 150 Years of Redemptorist Devotion.
Greg Daly discusses '1916 - The Church and the Rising' which is based on the recent hugely successful special issue of The Irish Catholic newspaper.
Sr Kristen Gardner shares her joyful memories of Sr Clare from their time together as Servant Sisters of the Home of the Mother.
Bishop Donal McKeown reflects on how the joyful service of Derry native Sr Clare Crockett (1982 -2016) can serve as an inspiration to her generation.
A tribute to Sr Clare Crockett (1982 - 2016) from Derry who was killed in the Ecuador earthquake on 16th April 2016.
Petra Conroy from Catholic Comment gives her reaction to ‘The Joy of Love’ (Amoris Laetitia) from Pope Francis which follows on from the Synod on the Family.
Entrepreneur and Start-Up advisor Daniel Ramamoorthy shares about his approach to business as a person of faith.
Archbishop Eamon Martin gives his reaction to 'The Joy of Love' (Amoris Laetitia) from Pope Francis which follows on from the Synod on the Family.
Paul Russell, the founder of HOPE in Australia, discusses the dangers that flow from the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide.
Bishop Brendan Leahy discusses the preparation for Synod 2016 (April 6th - 8th) in Limerick Diocese and the key topics that will be addressed.
Fr Peter McVerry SJ discusses his latest book in which he highlights forgiveness and compassion as central to our understanding of the God of the New Testament and our lives as Christians.
Anna Maloney, Post-Primary Diocesan Adviser in Dublin Archdiocese, reflects on her faith journey and the challenge of passing on faith in the classroom.
A special live edition of 'A Question of Faith' on the NCCA proposal to introduce non-faith based approach to RE in all primary schools.
Marie Collins commends all Catholics to watch Spotlight, the winner of Best picture at the 2016 Oscars, which details the cover-up of abuse in Boston.
In 2011 while attending a World Youth Day in Madrid, Méabh Carlin was hit by a taxi and suffered severe injuries. She shares her faith journey and her music.
On the eve of the 2016 Election, Fr Peter McVerry discusses the growing homelessness crisis and the lack of effective social policy to keep people in their homes.
Bishop Denis Nulty discusses recent research into the most common problems that couples refer to when they come to Accord for relationship counselling.
John Pontifex from Aid to the Church in Need (UK) reports on recent trip to Syria where he heard first-hand of the plight of the Christian community.
Emmet Sheerin discusses the 'Vote Joseph Bloggs' video that Trocaire has released to help highlight climate justice as an election issue.
Jeanne Mancini, President of March for Life, joins us from Washington to share what made the 2016 event so special and how other cities hold similar rallies.
Fr Michael Drumm and Clare Clifford discuss the NCCA consultation about RE in primary schools and admissions policies for Catholic schools.
Maeve Mahon and Kate Liffey discuss their concerns about the proposed new Education about Religions and Beliefs (ERB) and Ethics curriculum for Primary schools.
Br Conor McDonough OP shares his vocation story and what he has gained from entering into community life with the Irish Dominicans.
Fr Gareth Byrne discusses a 2030 report for the Priests Council in the Archdiocese of Dublin which looks at future trends for many aspects of life and personnel numbers in the Archdiocese.
Rebecca Ryan (who appeared in the The Tudors and Fair City) shares her amazing story of how faith helped her overcome a near suicidal episode in her life.
Rebecca Ryan (who appeared in The Tudors and Fair City) sings her own song - 'Stay'. We also have her truly amazing story of faith and recovery coming soon.
Margaret Cartwright discusses the need to rediscover 'story-telling' as part of vocations for the religious in Ireland and how a recent grant of €268,000 will be used.
Fr Ziad Hilal SJ who was living with Fr Frans van der Lugt S.J up to the time of his murder in Homs in 2014 discusses the on-going suffering of the Syrian people.
Fergal McGrath shares how he turned away from drugs and adopted a whole new lifestyle and found a new depth to his faith.
The 51st International Eucharistic Congress is taking place from 24th - 31st Jan in Cebu, Philippines. We hear from the Irish Delegation
We hear from Tom Corcoran and Chris Wesley from Maryland in the US about awakening the faithful, reaching the lost, and making Church matter.
We hear from participants about what they have gained from taking part in Youth 2000 events and what they would say to someone thinking of coming the first time.
Archbishop Eamon Martin shares a message of hope for the coming year and prays that the Year of Mercy will convey a great sense of welcome for people.
To mark the start of the Year of Mercy, 20 local priests offered Confession, a chat, a blessing or whatever people wanted to visitors to the Skycourt Shopping Centre in Shannon. Fr Tom Ryan explains...
A tribute to Fr Michael Paul Gallagher SJ the widely respected writer and theologian who died recently. Panel Fr Tom Casey SJ and Pat Coyle from the Jesuit Communications Office.
Gerry Malone introduces the Jesse Box - an interactive tool for children designed to engage them with Bible stories of salvation supported by a number of story manuals.
An introduction to the on-line Advent calendar that can be accessed on the Irish Bishops website by Brenda Drumm of the catholic Communications Office.
Lorna Gold from Trocaire reviews the progress to date of the UN summit in Paris which is seeking a New Global Climate Agreement - including a review of the Irish contribution.
A discussion of new funeral guidelines in the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin with Bishop Denis Nulty, Julie Kavanagh and Fr Liam Morgan.
Jeff Cavins has created Bible study programmes used by more than five thousand parishes in the United States, Ireland and other countries.
Ann McElhinney tells us about the historic crowdfunding campaign for a movie about America's biggest serial killer, abortionist Kermit Gosnell and the media cover-up.
Roger Childs from RTE and Seamus Callaghy from KAIROS Communications discuss the recent updating of Angelus films on RTE
Sharon Murphy, a youth minister in Clogher Diocese, shares her experience of working with the YOUCAT Development Project.
Prison Chaplains Sr Margaret O'Donavon and Margaret Connaughton share how they accompany prisoners during their sentences.
We talk to Niall Barry, the CEO of Team Hope about the Shoebox appeal 2015 as well hearing from two volunteers in one of the collection centres.
Papal Biographer Austen Ivereigh gives us his reaction to the recent leaking of sensitive Vatican documents which has been dubbed Vatileaks 2
Niall Barry, the CEO of Team Hope, explains that he hopes that 200,000 deprived children will receive a shoebox gift this year.
Cathal Barry gives us a quick insight into some current news stories in The Irish Catholic and on-line.
Cora Sherlock from the Pro-Life campaign responds to the recent Amnesty video which calls for the repeal of the 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution.
The Synod on the Family highlighted the need for support for married couples. We hear about a week long programme offered by Cana Ireland.
Bishop Brendan Leahy, Petra Conroy and Cathal Barry reflect on how the Synod went about its work and what might flow from it.
This episode features interviews with Lino Rulli, John Newton (ACN UK), Congressman Chris Smith and a pro-Life panel discussion.
Fr Tom Rosica, Assistant at the Vatican Press Office and CEO of Salt + Light TV in Canada, gives us his assessment on the Synod on the Family
A special episode of A Question of Faith recorded in the studios of Vatican Radio on the Synod on the Family in October 2015.
Archbishop Diarmaid Martin reflects on the progress and potential legacy of the Synod on the Family. Recorded in Rome on Oct 23rd.
Gerry O'Connell, Vatican correspondent of America Magazine, gives us his assessment of the Synod on the Family.
Lino Rulli, the presenter of the Catholic Guy Radio radio show from New York, gives us his take on the Synod on the Family.
Wendy Grace and her husband Karl Melady reflect on the Synod on the Family and on living their faith as a married couple.
Ger Gallagher from the Archdiocese of Dublin reflects back on past World Youth Days and looks forward to the 2016 gathering in Krakow in Poland in 2016.
Fr Maurice Hogan and Jackie Pallas discuss Mission Sunday 2015 and film by Charlie Bird about the work of Irish missionaries.
Eamon Meehan and Lorna Gold recently discuss the new development agenda of the UN that is intended to build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
A report from Germany on the global spread of the Youth catechism and their upcoming projects - a Youth Bible and the DOCAT on the church's social teaching.
The first episode of our new weekly half-hour 'A Question of Faith' programme which is being broadcast by CATHOLIC TV in the U.S.
Wendy Grace chats to Fr Bob Reed of Catholic TV in Boston about our new partnership in which our 'A Question of Faith' will be broadcast in the US.
In this episode of 'A Question of Faith' guests Breda O'Brien and David Quinn look back on the Marriage Referendum and what has followed.
In this episode of 'A Question of Faith', Marie Collins provides an update on the work of the Commission since it was established last year.
Wendy is joined by an expert panel to discuss this great work by Pope Francis on care of our common home. (Part 1 of 2)
In the second part of our two part special, our panel of climate justice experts look at what action should follow on from on Laudato Si.
In this episode of 'A Question of Faith', Fr Michael Shields shares his incredible experience as a missionary priest in Magadan in Siberia.
In this first part of a two part 'A Question of Faith' special, our panel reflect on the life and death of Blessed Oscar Romero
In this second part of a two part ‘A Question of Faith’ special, a panel of guests reflect on the legacy and beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero
This extended episode of 'A Question of Faith' takes an in-depth look at the key legal issues with our guest Patrick Treacy, Senior Counsel.
As we enter the last days before the Marriage Referendum, our panel discuss the key issues and how the debate has developed in recent weeks.
In this episode of 'A Question of Faith' we hear about the good work of Accord and a panel discusses the recently cut to funding for their pre-marriage courses.
On 'A Question of Faith' we hear about the on-going work of the National Board for Safeguarding Children, Towards Healing and Towards Peace.
Fr Eamonn Conway discusses a series of articles in The Irish Catholic on the same sex marriage debate.
In this episode of 'A Question of Faith' Fr Ruairi O Domhnaill discusses his experience of a new confidence and interest around vocations to the diocesan priesthood.
This episode of 'A Question of Faith' features a very special interview with Myriam, a 10 year Christian now living in a refugee camp in Iraq.
A Question of Faith travelled to Limerick to hear about the Diocesan Synod that will be held in Limerick in April 2016.
A panel discuss the impact on the Church arising from Pope Benedict's resignation, the first such resignation since 1294.
In this latest episode of 'A Question of Faith' a panel of guests discuss inclusion in light of a new CSP document for primary Schools and the new RE curriculum.
Bishop Nulty and Stephen Cummins discuss how people can share their views on family and marriage.
A panel, including the Apostolic Nuncio, discuss what is the Francis effect and the direction in which Pope Francis is leading the Church.
Bishop Brendan Leahy discusses how the Church understands its role in the public square and why faith should not be confined to the private sphere.
Sr Phylis Moynihan rsm and Fr Ciaran Dougherty OP discuss the Year of Consecrated Life and their work for vocations.
An expert panel discusses the question ‘what makes a catholic school catholic'? and looks in detail at a self-assessment process for Primary schools.