Joe Carroll David McWilliams, already a well-known writer on the Irish economy, made headlines when it was revealed that the then Minister for Finance, the late Brian Lenihan, paid him a midnight call to get advice as the Irish banks were on the verge of collapse in September 2008. His advice was that the Government should guarantee the deposits...

Pope App is a new mobile application focused on the figure of the Pope.  It will allow you to follow his events live and to set up alerts notifying you when papal events begin. It will also give you access to all official papal-related content in a variety of formats: news and official speeches, galleries with the latest images and videos,...

The Dome of the Rock juts out of the Jerusalem skyline. The complex, known by many names, including Mount Temple, is among the most important sites for three of the major world religions. Because of its importance to Christians, Muslims and Jews access can be limited. However, a virtual walking tour now offers access to virtually anyone with a...

What started off as sermons that were recorded and posted on YouTube, has now morphed into a growing media brand and a great tool for the New Evangelisation. ëWord on Fire Ministriesí is a popular website, founded and led by Father Robert Barron from Chicago. What makes him stand out from other Catholic websites is his approach.  Fr Robert...

A newly redesigned website aims to reconnect people in the English-speaking world with Catholicism. During this Year of Faith the website’s aim is to bring Catholics closer to their faith.   The revamped site focuses on three groups of people, exemplified by three doors. The first are the people that do not consider themselves Catholic....

Not too long ago, the only way to learn more about the physical appearance of saints was through paintings and sculptures.  Their written biographies also depicted their lives, as well as theatre productions, and, occasionally, films.  However, thanks to YouTube, it is now possible to see saints in the flesh, hear their voices and see...

Word on Web - online faith formation, has a new series of resources now on Scripture and prayer using the Gospel and podcasts. It is produced by the Orlagh Community and Fr. Kieran Oí Mahony OSA, Dublin Diocesan Academic Co-ordinator of Biblical Studies. Word on web is an internet based Catholic education programme to facilitate adult faith...

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