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Cardinal Seán Brady presentation to the Oireachtas Sub-Committee on Ireland’s Future in the European Union

PRESS RELEASE 5 November 2008 Opening Presentation to the Oireachtas Sub-Committee on Ireland’s Future in the European Union by Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh I would like to thank you Chairman and members of the Sub-Committee for your kind invitation to be here this morning. I welcome this opportunity to join with you in […]

Fostering a Community of Values

Pastoral Reflection on the Lisbon Treaty 29 May 2008 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Bishops publish pastoral reflection ‘Fostering a Community of Values’ on the occasion of the referendum on the Treaty of Lisbon

PRESS RELEASE 29 May 2008 Bishops publish pastoral reflection ‘Fostering a Community of Values’ on the occasion of the referendum on the Treaty of Lisbon “Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labour in vain” (Ps 127:1)   On behalf of the Irish Bishops’ Conference, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin and […]

The Nice Referendum – Address by Bishop Joseph Duffy

CHRISTIANITY AND THE EU:THE NICE REFERENDUM Address by Bishop Joseph Duffy at the Irish Catholic Seminar on The Church and the Modern World of Europe-Challenges and Opportunities 8 October 2002 Last year in advance of the referendum on the Nice Treaty the Standing Committee of the Irish Bishops Conference issued a brief statement addressing the […]

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin address in Krakow, Poland, to the Pontifical Theological Academy: ‘From the Treaties of Rome to the Constitutional Reform Treaty’

PRESS RELEASE 14th September 2007 From the Treaties of Rome to the Constitutional – Reform Treaty Please find below the speaking notes by the Archbishop of Dublin, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, from today’s (14th September 2007) conference at the Pontifical Theological Academy in Krakow, Poland on the theme, “From the Treaties of Rome to the Constitutional […]

“The Values Underpinning European Integration” address by the Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland, Dr Diarmuid Martin, to the National Forum for Europe in Dublin Castle

PRESS RELEASE 18th January 2007 On Thursday 18th Jan ’07, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin addressed the Forum on Europe in Dublin Castle, on the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. ‘The Values Underpinning European Integration’ The European Union is a remarkable achievement. It is the most developed model of shared sovereignty to materialize since the […]

Catholic Bishops issue statement on the Treaty of Nice

On the occasion of a Seminar organised by the Irish Catholic on “The Church and the Modern World of Europe – Challenges and Opportunities” at Holy Cross College, Clonliffe, Dublin 3 Dr Joseph Duffy, Chairman of the Bishops’ Committee on European Affairs, released a statement from the Irish Bishops’ Conference on the Treaty of Nice.

Catholic Bishops issue Statement on Nice Treaty

“On balance,there seems to be a stronger case for the treaty than against”

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