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# diarmuid-martin - Friday 16 October, 2020

'We should not tolerate intolerance': Archbishop recalls being the subject of 'violent' anti-mask protest

The incident happened at the Eid al-Adha celebration in Croke Park in July.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin criticises anti-mask demonstrations

He said that “behind outward talk of respecting individual liberties there was also strain of negation of the virus”.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 9 October, 2020

Catholic archbishops ask Taoiseach to allow people attend mass

The four archbishops have requested a meeting with Micheál Martin.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 22 June, 2020

NPHET unlikely to budge on 50-person limit for Mass and other indoor gatherings

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said it seems “strange” that churches with a capacity of 1,500 would be subject to this restriction.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 15 May, 2020

Taoiseach meets with Catholic leaders to discuss re-opening of churches

Churches, mosques and other places of worship have been closed for several weeks.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Archbishop of Dublin horrified at ‘new language of racism’ in Ireland

Dr Diarmuid Martin made his remarks during a sermon to mark the beginning of Advent.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 2 September, 2019

'He was full of ideas for the future': Archbishop of Dublin pays tribute to Fr Tony Coote

Fr Tony Coote, who suffered from motor neurone disease, died last week.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Archbishop Martin told Taoiseach to use his own profession the next time he is looking for an example of hypocrisy

Martin said Varadkar should have used the example of an unhealthy doctor who tells people to lead a healthy life.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 3 June, 2019

Archbishop says Dublin drug cartels will be stopped from 'exploiting' religious services

He said that religious services would no longer be used to “glorify” Dublin drug cartels’ images.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Diarmuid Martin: 'It's hard to believe that evidence has simply vanished and that no one can remember'

He called on the Church to avoid returning to attitudes it had shown in the past.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 11 October, 2018

GAA to buy former seminary beside Croke Park from Dublin Archdiocese

The building and its adjoining land, which date from the 19th century, are to be sold for the development of housing, hotel and sports facilities.

# diarmuid-martin - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

'Only a proportion' of clerical abuse victims have come forward, Archbishop says

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin said that more could be done to encourage victims to come forward.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'The Pope has to speak frankly about our past'

The Archbishop of Dublin was speaking with less than a week to go until Pope Francis visits Ireland.

# diarmuid-martin - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'According to the papers, Katherine Zappone practises witchcraft and now Josepha is saying mass'

Varadkar was speaking today at the National Economic Dialogue.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 11 June, 2018

‘Of course’ LGBT couples welcome to volunteer says Archbishop: ‘It’s also a Catholic event’

Full details of the Pope’s participation in the World Meeting of the Families were confirmed today.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'Misogynism is obviously present in the Catholic Church'

During the interview, Archbishop Martin became upset as he recounted telling the Pope about the Tuam babies story.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 9 March, 2018

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'

The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Bishops have 'constructive' meeting with Varadkar and ministers

The agenda for the meeting included the Eighth Amendment and the possibility of a visit to Ireland by Pope Francis.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 10 July, 2017

Archbishop says Church stubbornly reluctant to let go of the control of schools

Diarmuid Martin has raised concerns about growing hostilities between the Church and State.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 24 February, 2017

Archbishop Martin says Connell 'was the one who finally began to realise the extent of the abuse'

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin referenced the Cardinal’s response to abuse allegations at his funeral today.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 23 September, 2016

"I can't understand how a family watches its members being knocked off and doesn't say 'we've got to stop this'"

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has described his distaste at the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud being seen in Dublin’s gangland.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 7 August, 2016

'Trainee priests going on a dating site, there's something wrong there'

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin today called for a new system for training priests.

# diarmuid-martin - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

"No concrete or credible evidence" of gay sexual activity at seminary, says St. Patrick's College

The college is responding to anonymous allegations of goings-on at the priest training college.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 26 June, 2016

'Integrity unnerves': Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 20th anniversary of her murder

The celebrated crime reporter was shot dead on the outskirts of Dublin twenty years ago today.

# diarmuid-martin - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

"Not prepared to remain silent" - Dublin community procession takes place in protest against crime

A community procession has taken place this evening in Dublin.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Diarmuid Martin: Ireland becoming 'increasingly ambiguous in its understanding of God'

The Archbishop will deliver his Christmas homily in Dublin tonight.

# diarmuid-martin - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Archbishop: 'Baptising children simply to be able to attend a specific school is an abuse of baptism'

Former Minister for Education and current Labour TD Ruairí Quinn spoke this morning of the urgent need for reform in the area.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 9 November, 2015

Archbishop of Dublin in push for more non-denominational schools

Speaking this morning Diarmuid Martin said that a number of Catholic schools had already adopted a proximity policy.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 25 May, 2015

90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin

“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Catholic leaders are out in force arguing against same-sex marriage

One bishop believes schoolbooks that view marriage as solely between a man and a woman could face legal challenges if the vote is passed.

# diarmuid-martin - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants to make something clear: He's voting No

He says he doesn’t usually give his voting preference but is making an exception.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Archbishop on IRA sex offenders: "Let the truth come out"

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has admitted the IRA “on occasion shot alleged sex offenders” – adding that the actions were “not appropriate” but “of their time”.

# diarmuid-martin - Monday 7 July, 2014

Martin: 'Crisis of the sexual abuse of children in the church not a chapter of the past'

The Archbishop said that the Catholic Church must “do more” to help victims of abuse.

# diarmuid-martin - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Archbishop calls for 'full-bodied investigation' into all mother-and-baby homes

Diarmuid Martin said that any investigation needs to ensure that the culture that existed in past has been stamped out.

# diarmuid-martin - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Dublin's newest priest spent ten years as a car saleman

Fr Seamus McEntee, who is 48 ,was ordained by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin today.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyonne’s talking about the Omagh bomb, Rehab revelations, and President Higgins…

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Even Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has something to say about GardaGate

“A culture of constant criticism of our police force is not good for society or for the economy,” he said.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 21 March, 2014

Dublin priest sentenced to seven years in prison for child sexual abuse

61-year-old Fr Denis Nolan, who had been working in Wicklow Town and Rathnew until two years ago, was sentenced earlier in Bray.

# diarmuid-martin - Friday 7 March, 2014

Martin still in discussions with Mater's Mercy Sisters over abortion law

The Mater Hospital said last year that it will comply with the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

# diarmuid-martin - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Church's teachings on marriage and family 'disconnected from real life'

The Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin addressed a group of priests this evening having received the results of questionnaire distributed in his diocese.

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