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The Synod of Bishops in Rome – Frequently Asked Questions

Archbishop Eamon Martin and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, President and Vice President respectively of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, will represent the Irish bishops at the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme “The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and Contemporary World”.  The synod will take place […]

Dublin Catholics invited to take part in worldwide discussion on the family

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has invited priests and parishioners to take part in a diocesan wide discussion process in advance of the Synod of the Family this year. Archbishop Martin will attend the second session of the Synod, called by Pope Francis, in Rome this October on the theme “The Vocation and Mission of the Family […]

Worldwide Day of Prayer for the Synod of Bishops

A worldwide day of Prayer for the Synod of Bishops is planned for Sunday, September 28, 2014. Pope Francis provided the prayer below for the Synod of Bishops on the Family in his Angelus address on the Feast of the Holy Family (29 December 2013): Jesus, Mary and Joseph,in you we contemplatethe splendor of true love,to […]


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