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# eamon-martin - Last year 2021

Catholic Church to 'reflect' on O'Brien's request to use land for housing
# Eamon Martin
# Eamon Martin

Catholic Church to 'reflect' on O'Brien's request to use land for housing

Sep 8th 2021, 2:35 PM 20,977 Views 27 Comments

The Government last week launched its ‘Housing for All’ plan which aims to create 300,000 new homes by the end of the decade.

'I unreservedly apologise': Archbishop Martin accepts Church's part in mother and baby home scandal
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

'I unreservedly apologise': Archbishop Martin accepts Church's part in mother and baby home scandal

Jan 12th 2021, 9:33 PM 36,759 Views 87 Comments

The commission discovered that about 9,000 children died in the 18 homes under investigation.

RTÉ apologises for mock broadcast which depicted God sentenced for rape
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ apologises for mock broadcast which depicted God sentenced for rape

Updated Jan 2nd 2021, 1:38 PM 102,295 Views 346 Comments

The clip is still currently available on the RTÉ player.

# eamon-martin - All time

Catholic archbishops ask Taoiseach to allow people attend mass
# Level 3
# Level 3

Catholic archbishops ask Taoiseach to allow people attend mass

Oct 9th 2020, 7:34 AM 33,266 Views 108 Comments

The four archbishops have requested a meeting with Micheál Martin.

Taoiseach meets with Catholic leaders to discuss re-opening of churches
# Let Us Pray
# Let Us Pray

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

May 15th 2020, 8:34 AM 22,084 Views 102 Comments

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

Catholic Church leader urges Stormont to close NI schools but minister says it's 'not the right time'
# Eamon Martin
# Eamon Martin

Catholic Church leader urges Stormont to close NI schools but minister says it's 'not the right time'

Mar 14th 2020, 12:52 PM 21,467 Views 50 Comments

Disagreement on the matter is also causing a rift between Sinn Féin and the DUP.

Poll: Does Ireland need a new temperance movement to address alcohol and drug use?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does Ireland need a new temperance movement to address alcohol and drug use?

Jul 8th 2019, 8:11 AM 24,245 Views 62 Comments

The temperance movement is a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic drinks.

Explainer: What does the Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality actually say?
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Explainer: What does the Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality actually say?

Jun 17th 2018, 10:30 AM 37,341 Views 160 Comments

Archbishops launching the Papal visit were met with questions about LGBT members – but what’s the official position?

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

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

Jun 11th 2018, 1:38 PM 25,584 Views 102 Comments

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

Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result

May 27th 2018, 3:52 PM 49,366 Views 57 Comments

Eamon Martin, the leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, has thanked “courageous” pro-life campaigners.

Archbishop Eamon Martin: 'Abortion ends the human life of an unborn girl or boy'
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# Eamon Martin

Archbishop Eamon Martin: 'Abortion ends the human life of an unborn girl or boy'

Jan 7th 2018, 2:10 PM 18,241 Views 568 Comments

Martin wants followers to convince others to fight a repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

Bishops have 'constructive' meeting with Varadkar and ministers
# Church And State
# Church And State

Bishops have 'constructive' meeting with Varadkar and ministers

Aug 31st 2017, 9:29 PM 14,220 Views 99 Comments

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

Two thirds of people in Ireland support Mother Teresa being made a saint
# Poll
# Poll

Two thirds of people in Ireland support Mother Teresa being made a saint

Sep 6th 2016, 6:02 AM 13,098 Views 135 Comments

She was canonised on Sunday.

'It's insulting to parents to say they're baptising their children to get them into a school'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

'It's insulting to parents to say they're baptising their children to get them into a school'

Jan 2nd 2016, 10:06 AM 19,478 Views 346 Comments

The Primate of Ireland Archbishop Eamon Martin said it was being overstated that this occurred regularly.

Archbishop reveals concerns about recent cases of possible abuse by priests
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Archbishop reveals concerns about recent cases of possible abuse by priests

Nov 6th 2015, 6:00 AM 14,516 Views 50 Comments

Archbishop Eamon Martin said he has dealt with three or four situations in the last year.

Has the Catholic Church backtracked on its concerns over their role in weddings?
# I Do (not Know)
# I Do (not Know)

Has the Catholic Church backtracked on its concerns over their role in weddings?

Jun 11th 2015, 11:44 AM 18,879 Views 70 Comments

Read and decide for yourself.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Jun 2nd 2015, 1:14 PM 6,407 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know, as we get halfway through the first day of a four day week.

Feeling of "bereavement" at gay marriage result - says leader of Ireland's Catholics
# Eamon Martin
# Eamon Martin

Feeling of "bereavement" at gay marriage result - says leader of Ireland's Catholics

Jun 2nd 2015, 11:53 AM 27,356 Views 261 Comments

Eamon Martin was asked about that “defeat for humanity” remark from the Vatican this morning.

Church still undecided if it will carry out civil ceremonies if referendum passes
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

Church still undecided if it will carry out civil ceremonies if referendum passes

May 4th 2015, 2:14 PM 23,649 Views 327 Comments

Archbishop Eamon Martin says the referendum also raises issues about what it teaches children.

Bishop 'regrets any hurt caused' by saying gay couples with children are not parents
# Referendum
# Referendum

Bishop 'regrets any hurt caused' by saying gay couples with children are not parents

Mar 10th 2015, 3:41 PM 13,495 Views 146 Comments

Meanwhile, a rewording of the question in Irish being put to the public the same-sex marriage referendum has been announced.

Archbishop criticises NI Minister over proposal on abortion for rape victims
# Abortion
# Abortion

Archbishop criticises NI Minister over proposal on abortion for rape victims

Jan 15th 2015, 10:39 PM 14,642 Views 119 Comments

Eamon Martin accused the Justice Minister of trying to exclude pro-life arguments from the consultation, following a meeting with him today.

Column: 10 guiding principles for being a 'good Christian' online
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 10 guiding principles for being a 'good Christian' online

May 25th 2014, 5:58 PM 892 Views 65 Comments

Archbishop Eamon Martin has shared his thoughts on how to have a sense of humour and “be missionary” online.