A Mass for Anne Boleyn

It is 500 years since a certain renegade Augustinian nailed a piece…

The Rev. Patrick G Burke is the Church of Ireland rector of the Castlecomer Union of Parishes, Co Kilkenny. A regular contributor to Position Papers, he was formerly a broadcast journalist with the Armed Forces Radio and Television Network. He blogs at


Come on over to Bethlehem

I recently had the good fortune to visit the Holy Land as…

Pat Hanratty taught Science/Chemistry in Tallaght Community School from its inception in 1972 until he retired in 2010. He was the school’s first Transition Year Co-ordinator and for four years he had the role of home School Community Liaison Officer.

Amoris Laetitia and the Nature of Mercy

My job today is to talk about Amoris Laetitia. Papal documents are always important.…

Charles Joseph Chaput OFMCap is the current Archbishop of Philadelphia. He previously served as Archbishop of Denver and Bishop of Rapid City. This is an abridged version of and address given to the National Assembly of Filipino Priests, Houston, USA, November 8, 2017.