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#Papal Visit

# papal-visit - Monday 28 November, 2016

Pope Francis' 2018 visit to Ireland will be a 'great gift' - Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

An official invitation was extended to the Pope this morning by the Taoiseach.

# papal-visit - Friday 20 May, 2016

Pope Francis set to visit Ireland - reports

It is thought that the visit will take place in 2018 during the World Meeting of the Families in Dublin.

# papal-visit - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Poll: Would you go see the Pope if he came to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you go see the Pope if he came to Ireland?

Something to be said for another Mass, etc.

Why has the Pope not visited Ireland for nearly 40 years?

Pope Francis is a busy man.

# papal-visit - Monday 2 July, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Is the Pope coming to Ireland?

The Catholic Communications Office says there’s “no concrete information” about a rumoured visit in 2013.

# papal-visit - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Poll: Would you welcome a visit by the Pope? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome a visit by the Pope?

Enda Kenny says if the Pope visits Ireland, he’ll be treated with the appropriate “decorum”. Would you like to see him visit?

# papal-visit - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Seanad rejects motion calling for Pope visit to Ireland

Fianna Fáil Senator Jim Walsh said he was “extremely disappointed” that the motion had been defeated.

# papal-visit - Monday 30 January, 2012

Ireland may reopen 'modest' Vatican embassy in future, says Gilmore

Eamon Gilmore says it’s possible that a recovery in the public finances may allow Ireland to reopen its Holy See embassy.

# papal-visit - Friday 19 August, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Pope says modern society suffering "amnesia" about God

Pope Benedict is on a visit to Spain which has been met with a number of protests.

# papal-visit - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Thousands march in Madrid against Pope's visit

Protesters chanted “Nothing for the Pope from my taxes” in a demonstration against the cost of the papal trip.

# papal-visit - Monday 7 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: An agreement on a new government, a potential visit from Pope Benedict, and the return of the dreaded snow…

Pope Benedict expected to visit Ireland in 2012

The Vatican has not confirmed reports of a papal visit as part of the International Eucharistic Congress in June next year.

# papal-visit - Sunday 19 September, 2010

Pope lauds courage of Britons who fought nazism

Pontiff says the British who fought the “evil ideology” are heroic.