Vatican proposals could see North West dioceses merge

first_img Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Google+ 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota By News Highland – March 20, 2012 Vatican proposals could see North West dioceses merge The Apostolic Visitation is expected to propose halving the number of dioceses in Ireland in a report being published in Rome today. That could conceivably see Raphoe and Derry merged, creating one diocese encompassing most of Donegal, Derry and part of Tyrone.The Vatican sent seven visitation teams to Ireland last year, following the release of the Murphy report into clerical child sex abuse.The Irish bishops are to outline their views on the findings at a press conference in Maynooth this morning.Michael Kelly, Deputy Editor of the Irish Catholic, is predicting that the report will suggest reducing the infrastructure of the church to reflect current realities…[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/kelly830.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Twitter Previous articleDerry man dies in Jersey fallNext articleBuncrana Town Council to commemorate 1922 shooting which killed two young girls News Highland LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Newsx Advertscenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitter Google+ Pinterest Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress schemelast_img read more