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Father Jerome Murphy-O'Connor - Obituary

Father Jerome Murphy-O'Connor was a scholar who wrote a popular guide to the Holy Land and was not afraid to question the Gospels<p>Father Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, who has died aged 78, was a Dominican priest, a leading authority on biblical archaeology and Professor of New Testament studies at the …

Theology

Irish Examiner | Irish Examiner

A grant to help first-time buyers refurbish derelict buildings in rural villages and towns has yet to be rolled out, more than a year after being …

Church mourns renowned Bible scholar Fr Jerome Murphy-O’Connor

Fr Murphy-O'Connor passes away in Jerusalem at the age of 78<p>Dominican Fr Jerome Murphy-O’Connor, acknowledged as one of the world’s foremost scholars …

Pentecost Conference in Jerusalem

Inside the tiny church where members of Uganda's beleaguered gay community have found sanctuary

Sunday is a special day in Uganda, the conservative east African country that is threatening to put gay people behind bars for life. On Sunday you can see families flocking to churches all over the country for prayer, wearing their best clothes.<p>The sermons are predictable. Church leaders will pray …

The Beatles Invasion, 50 Years Ago: Sunday, Feb. 9, 1964

Just before 2:30 on the afternoon of Feb. 9, the Beatles got the signal to take their places for the first of two full dress rehearsals in front of a …

France see off Italy with second-half surge | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - France scored three second-half tries in 10 minutes to beat Italy 30-10 in the Six Nations championship on Sunday and maintain their perfect start to the competition.<p>France's rugby players celebrate after winning their their Six Nations rugby union match against Italy at the Stade …