Bishops discuss Jubilee Year of Hope, safeguarding, end of life and refugees

12 Jun, 2024 | Bishops, Church, News, Pope, Synod, Vocations, World

This week, members of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference gathered at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, for their Summer 2024 General Meeting.  The main issues discussed by bishops during their meeting included:

  • Bishops welcome the Pope Francis’ message for the Jubilee Year of Hope 2025
  • Pope Francis’ letter on human dignity and this Sunday’s ‘Day for Life’ message on end of life care
  • Plight of migrants and refugees in Ireland – Bishops to write Pastoral Letter on Immigration
  • Santa Marta Group’s international leadership summit on human trafficking in Cork
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Prayers and call for cessation of Israel/Hamas war – “a catastrophe for humanity”
  • Bishops encourage volunteers for Trócaire and thank support for Lenten campaign
  • Young Adult Ministry
  • World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly on 28 July
  • Irish Synodal Pathway and Universal Synodal Assembly update

For more information on the Summer 2024 General Meeting, please click here



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