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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 […]

Archbishop Michael Neary reflects on Church life and COVID19: “Do you believe?”

Published in the context of today’s statement by the Irish Catholic Bishops` Conference and its Framework Document for a return to the public celebration of Mass and the Sacraments The last three months have seen our whole civilisation thrust into the unknown, sojourners in a strange land. It might be said that any crisis contains […]

Statement of the Spring 2020 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The following issues were discussed during the Spring General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference which concluded yesterday evening at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth. Please contact the Catholic Communications Office to arrange for a media interview: · Bishops’ Conference response to COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) · Saint Patrick’s Day, Tuesday 17 March 2020 · Lent […]

Statement of the Winter 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Winter 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Please see below details of issues discussed by the bishops during their meeting this week:  Meeting Government ministers in Dublin on refugees and migrants Homelessness – ‘In six months a lot can change’ Support for Trócaire […]

Bishops: ‘A time for prayer and action for unborn life’

Following the Autumn General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference which was held this week in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, the following statement is being published by the Bishops of Ireland ahead of  the annual ‘Day for Life’ which takes place in parishes across the country this Sunday, 6 October: A time for prayer […]

Statement of the Autumn 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Autumn 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in the Columba Centre, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Please see below issues discussed by the bishops during their meeting: Tolerance towards the stranger in our local community The Scourge of Domestic Abuse – theme for the 2019 ‘Day for Life’ pastoral […]

Statement of the Summer 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Summer 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in the Columba Centre, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Please see below issues discussed by the bishops during their meeting: Christian response to religious intolerance, racism and bigotry Relationships and sexuality education Safeguarding children Government’s structured dialogue meeting on 4 July World […]

Spring 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Spring 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this afternoon in Columba Centre, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  The following issues were discussed by the bishops: Pope Francis’ meeting on ‘The Protection of Minors in the Church’ Consultant posts advertisement in Obstetrics/Gynaecology, and in Anaesthesia Trócaire: Annual Lenten Lecture and 2019 Lenten […]

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