Faithcast Episode 14 - 18 May 2017

May 18, 2017, 03:48 PM

Faithcast is the 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 Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin about his pastoral letter on vocations, clergy and lay participation in the diocese.

Brenda also speaks to Brian Quinn, Chair of the Bishops' Committee for Sacred Art and Architecture, about a National Competition for Religious Art in the Home.

This week's faith news focuses on: - the appointment of Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo as Papal Nuncio to Ireland; - Bishop Kevin Doran's welcome of a new religious community to the Diocese of Elphin; - The visit of the Coptic Orthodox Leader, His Holiness Pope Tawdras II with Archbishop Diarmuid Martin;
- A bishop in Scotland's request to young people to 'slow down' so as they can have time to think about some of the more important questions in life; and, - Pope Francis' catechesis on Christian hope.

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Episode date: 18 May 2017

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