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Final statement of the Spring 2015 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Spring 2015 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in Columba Centre, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth. The following issues were discussed by the bishops during their meeting: ‘Marriage is important – reflect before you change it’ ‘24 hours for the Lord’ on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 March Synod of […]

‘Marriage is important – Reflect before you change it’

Marriage is of fundamental importance for children, mothers and fathers, and society – all of us need to reflect deeply before changing it. We ask the people of Ireland to consider very carefully the profound implications which this constitutional amendment would have on the family environment and on our understanding of parenthood.

Winter 2014 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concludes in Maynooth

The Winter 2014 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in Columba Centre, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth. The following issues were discussed by the bishops during their meeting: · Caring for our neighbour · Advent and the Sacrament of Reconciliation · Publication of the pastoral statement The Meaning of Marriage · […]

Autumn 2014 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concludes in Maynooth

A press conference was held in the Columba Centre of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth today at the conclusion of the Autumn General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.  In attendance were Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Bishop John McAreavey, Bishop William Crean, Mr Éamonn Meehan and Ms Lorna Gold.  Photographs for use by […]

Summer General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concludes in Maynooth

The following statement has been published following the conclusion of the Summer General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference today in the Columba Centre of Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth: · Statement of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference welcoming the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes · Launch of the Irish Catholic Catechism […]

Spring 2014 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Spring 2014 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Spring 2014 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference Key news points – please see full statement below: Bishops issue message of congratulations to Pope Francis as he concludes the first year of his Pontificate Bishops discuss the survey of the Synod of Bishops on the Family, and the Council for Marriage and Family […]

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Winter 2013 General Meeting of the Irish Bishops’ Conference concludes in Maynooth

The Winter General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in the Columba Centre of Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth in Co Kildare. The following issues were discussed by the bishops over their two day meeting. · Advent and the Sacrament of Reconciliation · Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (the Joy of the Gospel) […]

Statement from the Autumn 2013 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

At the conclusion of the Autumn General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Maynooth, bishops have published the following statement addressing issues discussed during their meeting: Day for Life pastoral message for 2013 – “Care for Life: It’s Worth It” Safeguarding Children Catholic Social Justice Groups: ‘Solidarity must be the defining value of […]

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Statement of the Summer General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Press Release from the Summer 2013 General Meeting of the Irish Bishops’ Conference, held in Maynooth.

Spring 2013 General Meeting of the Irish Bishops’ Conference

Press Release from the Spring General Meeting of the Irish Bishops’ Conference, held in Maynooth.

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