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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

We have great teachers in Ireland: Archbishop Martin

Irish society must ensure that teachers receive the recognition they deserve: financially; in social standing; and the way concerns are addressed and supported.


Christians can’t expect privileged hearing: Archbishop

Secular society “can be allergic to any explicit mention of faith commitment in the life of men and women with responsibilities in the economic or social or political life of society."


Mercy International celebrations in Dublin

Challenge for the Synod is to be “open to ways of applying the primacy of mercy to particular situations while remaining faithful to fundamental truth."


Current model of healthcare isn’t working: Archbishop

Call for nurses to be given "rightful social and economic recognition” at XIX World Conference of Catholic Nurses Guild.


Enhanced role for Dublin’s laity within deaneries

Deanery groupings will no longer be made up solely of priests but will expand membership to allow participation of laity and Religious.


Archbishop offers to dialogue with young people

A “huge new generation is emerging whose faith has to be nourished in a new way”.


Lourdes: a vision of what society & church should be

“I ask why our society in many areas is uncaring," Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.


2,000 Irish pilgrims depart for Lourdes

Seven specially chartered flights left Dublin Airport on Sunday with 175 sick pilgrims, 60 nurses, eight doctors and 560 volunteers from archdiocese of Dublin.


Archbishop prays for Irish peace-keepers

Archbishop Martin also suggests "Church must find new ways of listening to the special witness of married couples."


Pope pays tribute to Albert Reynolds’ peace efforts

Pontiff recalls "with gratitude" late Taoiseach’s efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Ireland.


Archbishop lashes shameful level of homelessness

Difficulty in accessing social protection payments linked to escalating homelessness crisis.


Church must seek out all victims of abuse

No room for exclusivity within the Church Archbishop Martin warns in Australian address.


Irish survivor feels vindicated by meeting Pope

“Before God and his people I express my sorrow for the sins and grave crimes of clerical sexual abuse committed against you. And I humbly ask forgiveness" - Pope.


Church must place survivors at its centre

"A Church which talks about a preferential option for the poor must show unflinchingly a preferential option for those who have been victims of abuse" - Archbishop Martin.


Two Dominicans ordained by Archbishop Martin

"The priest is called to nourish the faith of God’s people, but the faith of God’s people also nourishes the priest."


New head of diocesan curia appointed in Dublin

49-year-old Mgr Paul Callan replaces Mgr Lorcan O’Brien as Moderator of the Dublin Diocesan Curia.


Plea from Archbishop Martin over wastage of food

It is “shameful” how much food is thrown away when so many do not have the necessary food to keep going.


September celebration to mark Mercy Association

President Higgins, Archbishop Martin, co-workers, associates and Sisters to mark 20th anniversary of the Mercy International Association.


‘Faith is more than knowing the catechism by heart’

Archbishop Martin addresses up to 800 people from Ireland and UK at national charismatic renewal conference.


Three permanent deacons ordained in Dublin

Church has yet to discover fully the place of the diaconate within it: Archbishop Martin.


American Catholic TV host for Charismatic Conference

Up to 1,000 people are expected to attend conference themed 'The Joy of the Gospel'.


Call for annual Ecumenical Bible Week

Six religious leaders speak about Bible's impact on their own personal experience.


Youth unemployment higher than official statistics

Archbishop addresses Caritas Europa's Regional Conference in Soesterberg in the Netherlands.


Dublin/Monaghan bombings did immense harm

Archbishop leads Mass to mark 40th anniversary of atrocities which left 34 dead.


Synge Street school celebrates 150th anniversary

Pluralism in patronage must not lead to hidden elitism warns Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.


Resurrection ethic has contribution to make to society

Christian ethic is a resurrection ethic which respects human life from conception until natural death and every moment in between.


Archbishops lead Good Friday Walk of Witness

"Integrity may often leave us on our own, without allies, open to aggressive behaviour."


Pope challenges faithful in Palm Sunday homily

Over 100,000 pilgrims attend Mass in St Peter’s Square and ponder the question 'Who am I?'


“The Church is where we learn what holiness means”

Archbishop Martin dedicates new altar in Dublin parish.


Confession initiative announced for Dublin

Turn on the Light to take place on 12 and 19 April at city centre churches.

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