Launch of Bishops’ pastoral message on housing and homelessness

28 Sep 2018

You, or a representative, are invited to attend the launch of A Room at the Inn? the pastoral letter on housing and homelessness by the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference:                                         

Date and time Monday 1 October 2018 at 1.00pm, the first day of the Autumn General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference
Venue    Columba Centre, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co Kildare
In attendance Bishop Kevin Doran of Elphin and acting chair of the Council for Justice and Peace; Father Seán Donohoe OFM Cap, co-director of the Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin city; and the research coordinator of the Council for Justice and Peace.


Notes for editors

  • Please advise us, by return email, if you are in a position to attend this press conference.  Refreshments will be available.
  • This launch will be streamed on Facebook Live on the ‘Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference’ page and can be followed on Twitter @catholicbishops and by using the hashtags #ARoomAtTheInn and #homelessness.
  • The role of the Council for Justice & Peace is to support the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference in promoting the social teaching of the Church and to advise on issues of social concern, both nationally and internationally.
  • A copy of A Room at the Inn? will be available in hard copy at the press conference as well as on
  • Media may wish to contact Mr John McElroy on +353 (0) 87 241 6985 and on [email protected] to obtain photographs for publication purposes.

For media contact: Catholic Communications Office Maynooth: Martin Long 00353 (0) 86 172 7678 and Katie Crosby 00353 (0) 86 862 3298