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 61 of Faithcast features and interview with Reverend Professor Michael Mullaney, President of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth about their 225th anniversary celebrations this year.

The faith news this week features the statement from the Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland on the introduction of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation Act); a new book from Pope Francis on the role of prayer in the Christian life; Bishop Denis Brennan’s tribute to the late Father Paul Byrne OMI; and, Trócaire’s exhibition on the ‘Face of Resistance’ taking place in Dublin.

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