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# eamon-martin - Friday 9 October, 2020

Catholic archbishops ask Taoiseach to allow people attend mass

The four archbishops have requested a meeting with Micheál Martin.

# eamon-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.

# eamon-martin - Saturday 14 March, 2020

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

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

# eamon-martin - Monday 8 July, 2019

Poll: Does Ireland need a new temperance movement to address alcohol and drug use? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

# eamon-martin - Sunday 17 June, 2018

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

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

# eamon-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.

# eamon-martin - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result

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

# eamon-martin - Sunday 7 January, 2018

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

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

# eamon-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.

# eamon-martin - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

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

She was canonised on Sunday.

# eamon-martin - Saturday 2 January, 2016

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

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

# eamon-martin - Friday 6 November, 2015

Archbishop reveals concerns about recent cases of possible abuse by priests

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

# eamon-martin - Thursday 11 June, 2015

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

Read and decide for yourself.

# eamon-martin - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

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

# eamon-martin - Monday 4 May, 2015

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

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

# eamon-martin - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

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

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

# eamon-martin - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Archbishop criticises NI Minister over proposal on abortion for rape victims

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

# eamon-martin - Sunday 25 May, 2014

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

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