Faithcast Episode 8 - Monday 3 April 2017

Apr 03, 2017, 04:06 PM

Faithcast is the new weekly podcast from, the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference.

Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews and news snippets from the Catholic Church in Ireland.

In this episode of Faithcast, Brenda speaks to Bishop Francis Duffy, Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnois about his pastoral letter 'Sustaining Faith in the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois'. She also speaks to Pamela McLoughlin about a new book of reflections from Veritas called 'The Cross of Addiction'.

This week's news snippets focus on Pope Francis' letter of invitation to the faithful to take part in preparations for World Meeting of Families 2018; Pope Francis' schedule for Holy Week and Easter; a special family day at Knock Shrine; and, Pope Francis' words of inspiration on the grace to be witnesses of life and hope in a world that is thirsting for it.

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Episode date: 3 April 2017

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