By Stevie Buckley Remember the all-encompassing Pokémon Go hype about two years ago? Well, the hype is back with a similar game, but this time you’re catching saints instead of mythical (and at this stage legendary) creatures. ‘Follow JC Go!’ is a game where you catch saints, collect appearances of the Virgin Mary and collect spirituality (health), food (well, just bread) … [Read more...] about Opinion: They missed out an opportunity by not calling it Popemon Go!
By Conor Gavin The 26 October 2018 is the day of our Presidential Election. What is lesser known is that there’s also a referendum to remove an old Irish Law on the same ballot. This referendum will decide whether or not we remove the “Blasphemy Law.” Currently in Ireland, people can be prosecuted for blasphemy. This is based on a law drawn up in our constitution … [Read more...] about Blasphemy referendum: what you need to know
When it was announced that Ireland was to receive the Pope in late August, once again we were reminded of the reality of the ongoing process of Ireland separating Church and State. For decades, Irish citizens have felt the effects of a constitution being filled with heavy church teachings, values and beliefs given a platform so high that it infringes on the choices of people, … [Read more...] about Is there hope for the Pope?