Company set up to run the WMF2018 and Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland owes €2.5m not €4.5m as quoted in media reports.
We are thrilled that Ashley Bratcher will be the keynote speaker at our conference in the RDS on Saturday. There will also be a special screening with Ashley present – Eilís Mulroy.
National conference on Saturday will encourage people from all over Ireland to launch out into the deep.
“This legislation requires a healthcare professional to cooperate in what he or she sincerely believes is doing harm to one patient and taking the life of another.”
Bishop Leo O'Reilly of Kilmore responds to the papal visit and says he hopes that the Pope will introduce the necessary structures of accountability to ensure that child safeguarding will be an integral part of church life.
Religious art suitable for display in the family home features in the WMOF2018 exhibition organised by the Committee for Sacred Art and Architecture of the Irish Bishops’ Conference.
In supporting the family, the State cares for its citizens, but also strengthens and nurtures the foundations of society itself – Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Pontiff offers warm words of greeting to the Irish people in a special video message and shares his hope that the WMOF2018 will be a source of encouragement to families.
Relics will be present at the Opening Ceremony of the World Meeting of Families in the RDS on Tuesday 21 August and they will also be in the sanctuary in the Phoenix Park for the Papal Mass on Sunday 26 August.
Artists and craftspeople have created a holy well and sculptures for the garden at Saint Damian's Monastery in Dublin.
Music by Irish composers will feature prominently at the Mass, along with a handful of international composers.
Half a million free tickets for closing Mass of WMOF2018 snapped up in less than two weeks.
As of Monday morning, over 480,000 tickets out of 500,000 had been booked for the closing Mass of the World Meeting of Families 2018.
Knock Shrine event, Croke Park Festival of Families and RDS Congress booked out. 285,000 already signed up for WMOF2018 closing Mass in Phoenix Park.
Pope Francis to visit Knock and the Phoenix Park in Dublin on Sunday 26 August.
"We have the highest number of individuals registered of any World Meeting of Families with just over 30,000” WMOF2018 Secretary General, Fr Timothy Bartlett has highlighted.
Registrations for the ninth World Meeting of Families in Dublin this August are rising fast while volunteer numbers have now exceeded over 3,000, organisers reveal.
Secretary General of WMOF2018, Fr Timothy Bartlett, delighted at having reached milestone in volunteering numbers, but thousands more volunteers needed.
The whole theme of the conference was to have courage, prophetic with the (referendum on the) Eighth Amendment coming up
A key part of the event is that guests are given a spiritual and a festive welcome.
Former director of International Planned Parenthood, Abby Johnston will address Pro Life Campaign conference this Sunday at RDS Dublin.
The most asked question at the Ploughing was “Is Pope Francis coming to Ireland?” That has not been confirmed yet – not even by Bishops Denis Nulty and Fintan Monahan who visited the World Meeting of Families 2018 stand on the first day.