Information for journalists covering the meeting with Pope Benedict XVI and Irish Bishops
The Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI will be meeting with Irish bishops in the Vatican next Monday and Tuesday, 15/16 February. For media queries you may wish to contact Mr Martin Long, Director of the Catholic Communications Office of the Irish Bishops’ Conference, who will be in Rome from Sunday 14 February. Please see mobile number below.
A media briefing will take place in the Irish College, Via dei SS Quattro 1, 00184 Roma at 4.00pm on Sunday 14 February. Following the meeting between Pope Benedict and the Irish bishops, a press conference will take place on Tuesday afternoon 16 February – time to be confirmed – in the offices of Radio Vaticana, Palazzo Pio, Piazza Pia 3, 00120 Citta’ del Vaticano.
Martin Long Director of Communications 086 172 7678