marriage

World Meeting of Families to be held in Dublin

Pope Francis has announced that the next World Meeting of Families will take place in 2018 in Dublin. He made the announcement at the concluding Mass of the World Meeting of Families which ended in Philadelphia this evening. It was the final stage of Pope Francis’...

Bishop Francis Duffy on the marriage referendum

Newsletter message for 16/17 May 2015 Married love is a unique form of love between a man and a woman which has a special benefit for society. The word ‘unique’ is an attractive word because it means there is something special and impressive about it; what is unique...

Pastoral Statement of Bishop Kevin Doran on the Marriage Referendum

"When the Time comes, you will Receive the Holy Spirit and you will be my Witnesses" Dear sisters and brothers in Christ. Today we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension. It is, in a sense an ending. It also marks the beginning of our mission as Church in the concrete...

Bishop Martin Drennan: Letter on Marriage and the Family

Marriage and the Family These are critical times for marriage in our society. On May 22nd the people of Ireland are being asked to vote in a referendum that proposes to change the meaning of marriage in the Constitution of Ireland. In opposing this proposal to...