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Cathedrals in Ireland illuminate red in solidarity with persecuted Christians

'It is shocking to realise that in the twenty-first century, Christians continue to be persecuted, displaced, intimidated, tortured, and even executed on account of their faith.' - Archbishop Eamon Martin

2017-11-22T17:32:48+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Featured|

We are called to sustain each other as members of one human family – Pope Francis’ message to people of Bangladesh

Pope Francis has sent a video message of greetings and blessings to the people of Bangladesh as he prepares to undertake a three-day apostolic journey to the nation from the 30 November to 2 December.

2017-11-22T17:21:19+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|News|

More than 500 young people from Tuam Archdiocese receive Pope John Paul II Awards at Knock Shrine

Archbishop Michael Neary presented the 545 young people with their awards at a special ceremony at Knock Shrine on Thursday 16 November.

2017-11-20T12:24:18+00:00 November 20th, 2017|News|

Pope Francis visits field hospital for the poor in Rome ahead of Sunday’s World Day of the Poor

On Sunday morning in Saint Peter’s Basilica, some four thousand poor and needy people, accompanied by volunteers will take part in a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis.

2017-11-17T16:02:14+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News, News Feed|

‘Priestly formation must see formation as a lifelong process’ – Archbishop Eamon Martin

International speakers gather in Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth, this weekend for International Conference on Priestly Formation

2017-11-17T14:35:03+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News, News Feed|

‘The fundamental law of Christianity is the law of love’ says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at double ordination

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin celebrated the ordination of Rev Bill O’Shaughnessy and Rev James Daly on Tuesday 14 November, the feast of Saint Laurence O’Toole, patron saint of the diocese.

2017-11-16T13:03:28+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Archbishop Eamon Martin asks graduates ‘What have you learned about the love that moves the Sun and the stars?’

At the graduation ceremony for Saint Patrick College, Maynooth, 241 lay, religious and seminary students received qualifications for studies in Theology and Philosophy.

2017-11-13T16:57:24+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Pope Francis to address Vatican conference on nuclear disarmament

The conference is organised by the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and is on the theme ‘Prospects for a World Free from Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament’.

2017-11-09T14:14:20+00:00 November 9th, 2017|News, News Feed|

Bishop Kirby to visit site of Berkeley tragedy during pastoral mission to the United States

Bishop John Kirby departed yesterday for a twelve day visit to the United States of America to meet with Irish emigrants, prisoners and their representatives in Boston and in San Francisco.

2017-11-09T14:18:33+00:00 November 9th, 2017|News|