News archive 2007

Media notification for the Consistory in Rome for Cardinal-elect Seán Brady on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November 2007

PRESS RELEASE

23rd November 2007

Special web feature detailing the Consistory for Cardinal-elect Seán Brady on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 November 2007

 

A special web feature is now available on www.catholicbishops.ie detailing information on the Consistory to be held in Rome on 24 and 25 November 2007 for the elevation, by the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI, of Archbishop Seán Brady to the College of Cardinals. The information in this special web feature includes:

  • Pope Benedict XVI’s announcement on 17 October 2007 that Archbishop Seán Brady is to be created a Cardinal
  • The life and ministry of Archbishop Seán Brady
  • Programme for Archbishop Seán Brady’s Consistory and Irish Bishops attending
  • Explanation of the responsibilities of a Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church
  • RTÉ coverage of the Consistory and the return to Ireland of Cardinal Brady
  • Cardinal Seán Brady press conference speech following his creation as Cardinal (available on 24/11/07)
  • Accreditation procedure for media at the Holy See Press Office


Direct link to Elevation of Archbishop Seán Brady to the College of Cardinals
Martin Long, Director of the Catholic Communications Office, is available to liaise with media in Rome on 00 353 86 1727678.

ENDS

Further information:
Martin Long Director of Communications (086 172 7678)
Kathy Tynan Communications Officer (086 817 5674)

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