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Statement of the Spring 2022 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Members of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference gathered in-person this week for their Spring 2022 General Meeting at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  The President of the Conference is Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh and the Vice-President is Archbishop Dermot Farrell of Dublin. During their meeting bishops prayed for people who died from Covid-19 during the […]

Statement of the Autumn 2021 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Autumn General Meeting concludes in Maynooth

Statement of the Spring 2021 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

In accordance with the public health restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid-19, members of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference gathered this week for their Spring 2021 General Meeting via video-link, instead of the usual location at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  This was the fourth plenary meeting of bishops hosted using this medium.  The President of the […]

Bishops’ statement on the Covid-19 restrictions in Republic of Ireland

Statement released on the second day of the Spring General Meeting of the Irish Bishops’ Conference On 19 February the four Catholic Archbishops had a meeting with Taoiseach Micheál Martin to continue the dialogue about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the lives of people in our Church. At that meeting the Archbishops affirmed […]

A message from the Irish bishops: “Keep Christ at the Centre of Christmas” (Statement from the Winter 2020 General Meeting of Bishops)

With the beginning of Advent last Sunday, preparations have begun in earnest in parishes across the country for the celebration of Christmas – albeit in a very different context this year.  Priests working with Parish Pastoral Councils are making decisions at a local level on how best to celebrate Christmas in a safe manner. We […]

Statement of the Summer 2020 meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

In accordance with the public health restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID19, members of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference gathered this week for their Summer 2020 General Meeting by way of video call instead of the usual location of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  This was the first plenary meeting of bishops hosted […]

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