Faithcast – Episode 31

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 from the Catholic Church in Ireland.  

In episode 31 of Faithcast, Brenda speaks to Darren Butler, National Co-ordinator of the Irish Bishops’ Drugs Initiative, about their work and their involvement in the Dublin Diocesan World Day of the Sick seminar in All Hallows this coming Saturday.

The faith news this week features

  • the final preparations in the Diocese of Clogher for the episcopal ordination of their new bishop;
  • the faith-filled farewell to Father John Cummins in the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin;
  • Pope Francis’ visit to the United Arab Emirates; and,
  • Foyle Search and Rescue service taking ownership of one of the cars used by Pope Francis during his visit to Ireland for the WMOF2018.

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