Faithcast – Episode 49

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.  

Episode 49 of Faithcast features

  • an interview with Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry on Catholic Youth Ministry in an Irish context.
  • an interview with Natalie Doherty and Tomás McNamara, who are representing the Irish Church at this week’s International Youth Symposium in Rome.  

The faith news this week features

  • the Summer General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference;
  • Pope Francis’ messages for World Mission Sunday and for the Third World Day of the Poor; and,
  • a project in the Parish of Clane – Rathcoffey that will see them supporting a Syrian family in making their new home in the parish.

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