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# IEC 2012

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The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos)
Parish collections raised towards the event accounted for €4 million of that amount, according to Catholic Church figures.
Almost 80,000 pilgrims expected for finale of Eucharistic Congress
Croke Park is close to being sold out for the event, at which pilgrims will watch a message from Pope Benedict.
Cardinal Brady expresses 'deep shame' over Church abuse
However, he stopped short of offering a specific apology for his own actions in the investigation of child abuse.
Pope's personal rep to Eucharistic Congress meets survivors of clerical sexual abuse
The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, met with a group of abuse survivors during a pilgrimage to Lough Derg.
Eucharistic Congress: Here's why people are attending
The arrival of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress comes at a time when the Catholic Church in Ireland is in turmoil. spoke to some of the pilgrims on why they are attending.
Papal Legate to have private meeting with President Higgins
The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, is in Ireland for the Eucharistic Congress, which enters its third day today.
In pictures: Ecumenical matters dominate day two of Eucharistic Congress
Christian unity was on the agenda on day two of the congress at Dublin’s RDS today where Archbishop Diarmuid Martin spoke to pilgrims.
Anglican archbishop to speak as Eucharistic Congress focuses on unity
Diarmuid Martin yesterday stressed the “common baptism” between Catholic and Protestant Christians.
Pilgrim ponchos and altar wine: The Eucharistic Congress in numbers
With 20,000 of the faithful attending, the Catholic celebration begins officially today.
Poll: Will you be following the Eucharistic Congress?
Tens of thousands will attend the events, which will also be screened on TV. Will you be following them?
Eucharistic Congress abandons plans to screen Euro 2012 games for pilgrims
Bad news for faithful Ireland fans as thousands descend on Dublin for the landmark Catholic event.
Pope Benedict will not attend Eucharistic Congress in Dublin
The news was confirmed as the Pope appointed a Cardinal as his personal Legate to the event in June.
No update on whether Pope will visit Ireland for Congress
The secretary-general of the International Eucharistic Congress says the Pope was enthusiastic about the event, but that there is no indication about whether he’ll attend in person.
Pope Benedict ‘vigorously rings bell’ to promote Eucharistic Congress
The pontiff promotes the International Eucharistic Congress by ringing a bell presented by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
80,000 expected to attend closing Eucharistic Congress ceremony in Croke Park
It’s the first time the event has been held in Ireland since 1932.
Ireland matches to be screened for faithful fans at Eucharistic Congress
Worshippers will be able to follow Euro 2012 while attending the religious festival in Dublin this summer.