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"Have Catholics Lost Courage?" Catholic Comment at Café Theology in Waterford
Petra Conroy, Coordinator of Catholic Comment, was the guest speaker recently at Waterford Diocese excellent "Café Theology" series. Addressing the theme "Have Catholic Lost Courage?", Petra suggested that when so many opinion formers in society today present the Catholic faith in a negative frame, we can be tempted to dissociate ourselves from an apparently unpopular set of views, or to retreat to 'safe havens' with others who share our values and vision. Learn more »


 Catholic Comment Seminar: 26 April 2015
Catholic Comment Seminar: 26 April 2015
Our seminar on 26th April 2015 is for those who would like some tools and ideas on how to present the case for voting No in the Marriage Referendum on 22nd May, in a compassionate but confident way to family, friends or in the public square. Learn more »


Is Pope Francis really promoting slapping?
Is Pope Francis really promoting slapping?
The only way you could think that Pope Francis really was out to promote slapping of children is by ignoring pretty much everything he's said and done since being elected. More: Learn more »


Leo Varadkar and the Marriage Referendum: Catholic Comment on Tonight with Vincent Browne
Leo Varadkar and the Marriage Referendum: Catholic Comment on Tonight with Vincent Browne
On Monday, 19th January 2015, TV3's "Tonight with Vincent Browne" programme dealt with the reaction to Minister Leo Varadkar's acknowledgment he is gay and the coming referendum on marriage. Petra Conroy from Catholic Comment was on the panel along with Senator Fidelma Healy Eames, Jerry Buttimer TD and Sandra Irwin Gowran from GLEN. Learn more »


Marriage Referendum Debate: Rory O'Neill and Petra Conroy RTE Radio 1
Marriage Referendum Debate: Rory O'Neill and Petra Conroy RTE Radio 1
"The referendum on Marriage Equality will be held in May this year. If passed it will legalise same-sex marriages in Ireland. This morning we had in studio two people to tell us why they are in favour and against this proposal. Petra Conroy, Project Coordinator at Catholic Comment, and Rory O’Neill, performer and author join Seán in studio to discuss." Learn more »


Faith shots for busy lives: three ways of staying authoritative on Catholic issues.
Faith shots for busy lives: three ways of staying authoritative on Catholic issues.
Catholic Comment speakers - and parents - need to be able to speak with authority on matters of faith - that means keeping up to date with faith issues, refreshing and building knowledge. I offered three very useful resources for 'life-long learning' in faith, suited to parents and other people with busy lives. These are probably familiar to many but may be useful to share: Learn more »


Catholic Comment Radio Interviews now on Audioboo
Catholic Comment Radio Interviews now on Audioboo
Some of the radio interviews carried out by our speakers have been available here on our website. Now we've added even more to our Audioboo channel. Learn more »


Courage now needed to present Catholic Viewpoint in Ireland
Courage now needed to present Catholic Viewpoint in Ireland
Courage now needed to present Catholic Viewpoint in Ireland Learn more »


Catholic Comment seeks new speakers
Catholic Comment seeks new speakers
Panel of up to 20 men and women sought following busy first year. Learn more »


Catholic Comment Speakers - the value of support.
Catholic Comment Speakers - the value of support.
Catholic Comment speakers weekend - keeping up to the minute with Church and media. Learn more »


Applications invited for the 2nd Catholic Comment Speakers' Panel
Applications invited for the 2nd Catholic Comment Speakers' Panel
After a successful first year, during which Catholic Comment speakers participated in over 90 media interviews, we are now inviting applications for our second speakers' panel. Learn more »


The Papal Transition - a busy time for Catholic Comment
The Papal Transition - a busy time for Catholic Comment
The Papal Transition period in February and March 2013 were exciting and busy months for the Catholic Church world wide, and for Catholic Comment: speakers took part in 29 media interviews, including some live from Rome as events unfolded. Learn more »


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