- May 9, 2021
Ireland’s primate has called on the government to not put commercial interests over the right to worship when it lifts COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.
Dublin’s archbishop is warning that Ireland has “become desensitized to knife violence” after a series of stabbings in the country.
As the Catholic Church in Ireland is mired in a historical scandal on the behavior of Catholic religious orders in the running of homes for unwed mothers, Dublin’s new archbishop has praised the role of religious sisters and brothers in Irish society.
Bishop Dermot Farrell of Ossory has been appointed Pope Francis to be the new Archbishop of Dublin, replacing Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
Ireland’s two Catholic primates have issued statements on the path to the resumption of public Masses on the Emerald Isle, both in the Republic of Ireland and in Northern Ireland.
Dublin’s iconic St. Patrick’s Day parade has been canceled due to fears over the spread of coronavirus.