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#The Pope

# the-pope - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Video showing Pope Francis trying to avoid having his ring kissed goes viral

Francis’ apparent reluctance to have his ring kissed has sparked a debate online, where the video has gone viral.

# the-pope - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Taoiseach's constituency office contacted DCC over objections to Papal visit Exclusive

An objection sent to the Taoiseach said road closures inflicted ‘unnecessary hardship on local residents’.

# the-pope - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'We ask pardon for all the abuses' Pope Francis tells Mass in unscripted remarks

He has been criticised for not going far enough in his comments this weekend.

'Steady flow' arriving in Phoenix Park after a very, very wet start to the day

It was VERY wet. Even so, some pilgrims were here securing the best spots by 9.30.

# the-pope - Saturday 25 August, 2018

'Welcome to Pope Francis ... but' - Ha'penny Bridge demonstration marks pope's arrival Papal Visit This post contains videos

'Welcome to Pope Francis ... but' - Ha'penny Bridge demonstration marks pope's arrival

People were demonstrating about LGBT issues, women’s ordination and clerical abuse.

# the-pope - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Papal traffic restrictions set to hit Monday commuters

Restrictions around Phoenix Park are to remain in place until 7am on Tuesday.

Mattie McGrath: People are 'getting sick and tired' of Mary McAleese and she should 'get off the stage'

The TD says the former president’s frequent criticism of the Catholic Church is ‘getting silly’

# the-pope - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Diversions, alternate stops and no real-time info: Buses set for disruption during papal visit

Bus Éireann says it is making 800 trips to and from the capital on Sunday

Pope will meet survivors of clerical sex abuse during his Irish visit, Vatican says

Details of the meeting will not be announced until after it is over.

# the-pope - Monday 20 August, 2018

'Survivors are tired of meaningless apologies': One in Four critical of Pope letter

The Pope arrives in Ireland on Saturday.

# the-pope - Friday 17 August, 2018

Names of 796 Tuam Babies written on white sheets and brought to Galway church

Erin Darcy says the names of the children should be listed at the grave site.

Arlene Foster turns down invite to see Pope Francis, cites holiday plans

The DUP leader says she ‘regretfully’ can’t attend the event.

# the-pope - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Catholic LGBT group denied spot at World Meeting decides against protesting Pope's visit

We Are Church Ireland says most of its members are indifferent to the visit.

# the-pope - Monday 23 July, 2018

Catholic LGBT group 'ignored and discriminated against' by organisers of Pope's visit

We Are Church Ireland wanted to have a stand in the RDS for next month’s pastoral congress.

# the-pope - 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?

# the-pope - Monday 11 June, 2018

500,000 tickets allocated for Pope's mass as full Irish schedule is confirmed

Details of the August visit have been confirmed this morning.

# the-pope - Friday 1 June, 2018

Papal visit: State planning to spend almost €3 million on security staff and equipment

The Pope is to celebrate Mass at Dublin’s Phoenix Park on 26 August.

# the-pope - Friday 18 May, 2018

After being summoned to the Vatican over child sex abuse scandal, all Chilean bishops resign

The thirty-four bishops tendered their resignations today.

# the-pope - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Pope Francis to celebrate Mass in the Phoenix Park on Sunday, 26 August

The Pope will be in Ireland for the World Meeting of Families.

# the-pope - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Would you like to attend a mass by Pope Francis during his Irish visit? Here's what people said...

Just under half of people said they would in a poll for Claire Byrne Live.

# the-pope - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Pope Francis wants to stop 'a world war in parts' over North Korea

The Pontiff says the international community needs to sit down.

# the-pope - Monday 2 January, 2017

Pope Francis on sex abuse: 'Zero tolerance' means just that

The Pope made his position clear in a letter to bishops.

# the-pope - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Pope Francis makes mention of abortion during Christmas message

The Pontiff asked people to remember those “not allowed to be born”.

# the-pope - Thursday 6 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge The Pope was brilliantly photobombed by a happy dog at the Vatican The Pope

The Pope was brilliantly photobombed by a happy dog at the Vatican

This dog is definitely going to heaven.

# the-pope - Monday 2 May, 2016

WATCH: The Edge becomes the first rock musician to play in the Sistine Chapel

He played a set in the Vatican chapel on Saturday night for the participants of a conference on regenerative medicine.

# the-pope - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

The Pope was not impressed that someone nearly pulled him down

The Pope is on a visit to Mexico.

# the-pope - Monday 15 February, 2016

BBC doc claims John Paul II had 'intense friendship' with married woman

His letters point to intense feelings between the pontiff and the Polish writer.

# the-pope - Friday 22 January, 2016

What did God do before the world was made? The Pope has given an answer

It’s part of a children’s book the Pontiff has written.

# the-pope - Monday 28 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Pope Francis roared laughing at a tiny baby pope and it was simply adorable Baby Pope

The Pope has dropped the biggest hint yet that he's coming to Ireland in 2018

Dublin is to host the World Meeting of Families.

# the-pope - Saturday 26 September, 2015

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

Pope Francis is a busy man.

# the-pope - Friday 25 September, 2015

Will Pope Francis try the 9.75% Belgian-style craft beer brewed in his honour?

A specially brewed craft beer has been tapped up in the Philadelphia seminary he’s staying in.

# the-pope - Thursday 24 September, 2015

The Pope brought up some controversial topics with US politicians today

He gave his views on the death penalty and immigration, amongst other issues.

# the-pope - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

When Francis met Barack: Here's what the Pope spoke about during his White House visit

Washington is pulling out all the stops for the historic visit.

# the-pope - Monday 21 September, 2015

US Catholics have been doing some strange things to prepare for the Pope's visit

From pop-up pontiffs to Lego Vaticans… Pope Francis fever is gripping the US.

# the-pope - Sunday 13 September, 2015

What is an annulment and who can get one?

Pope Francis thinks more of them is a good idea.

# the-pope - Friday 4 September, 2015

The Pope was mobbed when he went out to buy glasses

Pope Francis is long-sighted apparently.

# the-pope - Friday 19 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Pope tweeted that the earth is a pile of filth and the internet couldn't stop cracking jokes Pure Filth

# the-pope - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge People are only raging that the Pope definitely hasn't seen Father Ted Ecumenical Matters

People are only raging that the Pope definitely hasn't seen Father Ted

He hasn’t watched TV since 1990.

# the-pope - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Our new Vatican envoy has invited the Pope to Ireland (again)

Ireland’s new Vatican ambassador was accredited today, three years after the State closed its embassy.

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