Faithcast Episode 24 - 27 July 2017

Jul 27, 2017, 05:56 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 episode 24 of Faithcast, Brenda speaks to Sean Farrell of Trócaire about how the Church has led the response to the hunger crisis of east Africa and what the proceeds of the special Church collection will mean to the people suffering the effects of extreme hunger.

The faith news this week features Pope Francis and his Instagram account which has reached 4 million followers; the annual Reek Sunday pilgrimage; the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock; and, Bishop Denis Nulty’s invitation to families in the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin to come to a Picnic in Punchestown.

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Episode date: 27 July 2017

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