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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 50 of Faithcast features an interview with John Hayes, a Volunteer Marriage Preparation Course Facilitator with Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG.  This week’s episode also features an interview with Father Sean Corkery of the Dicoese of Cloyne on this weekend’s pilgrimage relating to adult studies of the Catechism at Knock Shrine.

The faith news this week features the upcoming ordination of Father Fintan Gavin as Bishop of Cork and Ross; The Irish Church Music Association Conference and Summer School 2019; Comments made by the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations about the need for patience, tolerance, wisdom, courage and leadership in countering terrorism against religions; and, comments by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Eamon Martin following the announ cement of the acceptance by Pope Francis of the resignation of Bishop Raymond Field as Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin.

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