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Bishops: The Cost of Living Crisis calls on all of us to lobby against poverty

Budget 2023 does not deal with the underlying growth in the levels poverty and the increasing gap between rich and poor At their Autumn General Meeting take took place this week in Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth, Bishops discussed the ever-increasing financial challenges facing families and individuals throughout Ireland, especially the poor and vulnerable, in the […]

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

Statement from the Catholic Bishops of the Autumn 2022 General Meeting

Irish bishops welcome Pope Francis’ message to world leaders ahead of COP27 urging more ambition to tackle climate crisis

“No one in Ireland should suffer from fuel poverty this Winter” – Bishops Today in Rome the movie, The Letter, will be premiered.  It features Pope Francis and tells the story of how the climate crisis is affecting life on Earth On this, the first day of the Autumn General Meeting of the Irish Bishops’ […]

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 […]

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