"Catholics must learn from the faith and the expressions of faith and holiness in other Churches," says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin.
At a Mass to mark 120 years since its founding, the PTAA was praised for taking a stand against "the huge investment and false idealisation of a drinking culture by the drinks industry".
Seven churches involved in ecumenical endeavour.
Irish Jesuit convert whom Pope Francis declared Venerable last November draws Christian Churches together in remembrance.
“Many people believe his prayers have brought the healing power of God into their lives and his tomb is visited daily by those who seek his help.”