“You are called to be a priest and exercise your ministry in the culture of today. It is not that you simply align yourself with everything that is present in that culture. It is not that you reject modernity. It is not that you feel satisfied with vague cultural Catholicism. As priest, you are called, like Moses, to lead the men and women of our time,” said Archbishop Martin.
"I am scared when I hear stories of racist intolerance by groups of young people. They may not realise how damaging their behaviour is, but racist language is never fun."
In a message issued ahead of the Vatican’s abuse summit this week, Archbishop Eamon Martin tells survivors, “I am truly sorry for what was done to you.”