Tag Archives: Europe

Opening Address of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at ‘Catholic Social Days for Europe’ in Gdansk Poland

The First Catholic Social Days for Europe SOLIDARITY – THE CHALLENGE FOR EUROPE The concept and reality of solidarity for Europe A reflection on the basis of the Social teaching of the Church Speaking Notes of Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin Archbishop of Dublin, Primate of Ireland —————- Gdansk, 9th October 2009 The name of this […]

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin to open European conference on Catholic Social Teaching

PRESS RELEASE 8 October 2009 Archbishop Diarmuid Martin to open European conference on Catholic Social Teaching- Bishop Noel Treanor to lead Irish delegation to Gdansk, Poland ‘Catholic Social Days for Europe’ – an international conference organised by the Commission of Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE) – will take place in Gdansk, Poland from […]

Statement of the Standing Committee of the Irish Bishops’ Conference on the Lisbon Treaty

PRESS RELEASE 21 September 2009 Statement of the Standing Committee of the Irish Bishops’ Conference on the occasion of the second referendum on the Lisbon Treaty “Values Matter” The Lisbon Treaty is of the greatest importance, not only for us here in Ireland but also for the future shape of the European project.  Although the […]

Opening presentation of Bishop Noel Treanor to the Joint Committee on European Affairs

PRESS RELEASE 16 September 2009 Opening presentation to the Joint Committee on European Affairs by Bishop Noel Treanor, Representative of the Irish Bishops’ Conference to COMECE Mr Chairman, I thank the members of the Joint Committee on Europe for their invitation to discuss the Lisbon Treaty. I do so with respect for your particular role […]

Shaping the next five years in Europe, the European Elections 2009

PRESS RELEASE 31 May 2009 Statement by the Standing Committee of the Irish Bishops’ Conference ‘Shaping the next five years in Europe, the European Elections 2009′ To vote is a concrete way of fulfilling the Gospel challenge to serve our neighbour MEPs should promote respect for freedom of religion and religious expression as a fundamental […]

Archbishop Martin to attend EU meeting of Church Leaders

PRESS RELEASE 8 May 2009 Archbishop Martin to attend EU meeting of Church Leaders Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has been invited by Mr José Manuel Barroso,  President of the European Commission, to take part in a meeting of twenty leaders of different Churches and faiths groups at the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels on […]

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin says Europe needs “unity of heart and soul”.

PRESS RELEASE 19 April 2009 Archbishop Diarmuid Martin says Europe needs “unity of heart and soul” Second Sunday of Easter Homily of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland, in the Church of Our Lady of Consolation Donnycarney, Dublin. BackgroundThe Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, has said he hopes there will not […]

10 May 2009 | Archbishop Diarmuid Martin address to the IIEA on Europe and Christianity

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin addressed the Institute of European and International Affairs (IIEA) on Christian Values and Irish Membership of the European Union. {youtube}oqgmsGMc-48&hl{/youtube}

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin’s address at the Institute of International and European Affairs

PRESS RELEASE3 March 2009 Archbishop Diarmuid Martin’s address at the Institute of International and European Affairs Christian values and Irish membership of the EUThe personal view of an Archbishop Speaking Notes of Most Rev Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin, Primate of Ireland Institute of International and European Affairs, 3 March 2009 I should tell you […]

Ireland cannot shrink from its European Responsibilities – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

PRESS RELEASE 14 November 2008 Ireland cannot shrink from its European Responsibilities – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin The Archbishop of Dublin has said Ireland cannot shrink from its European responsibilities. Ireland’s identity, said Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is “irrevocably bound with Europe”. He said commitment to a better Europe involves engagement, rather than resignation or simply lamenting […]

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