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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
# Catholicism
# Catholicism

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

Mar 26th 2019, 10:56 PM 58,735 Views 69 Comments

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
# Road Closures
# Road Closures

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

Dec 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,250 Views 22 Comments

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
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

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

Aug 26th 2018, 3:37 PM 28,035 Views 92 Comments

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
# Cross-town Traffic
# Cross-town Traffic

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

Aug 26th 2018, 12:48 PM 24,829 Views 65 Comments

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
# Papal Visit

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

Aug 25th 2018, 11:24 AM 50,179 Views 108 Comments

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
# Rerouted
# Rerouted

Papal traffic restrictions set to hit Monday commuters

Aug 23rd 2018, 5:57 PM 43,173 Views 41 Comments

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'
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 12:47 PM 70,526 Views 224 Comments

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
# Divine Intervention
# Divine Intervention

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

Aug 21st 2018, 6:19 PM 24,887 Views 30 Comments

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
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

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

Updated Aug 21st 2018, 1:40 PM 14,646 Views 92 Comments

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
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

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

Updated Aug 20th 2018, 7:32 PM 39,622 Views 142 Comments

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
# In Memory
# In Memory

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

Aug 17th 2018, 6:12 PM 51,560 Views 109 Comments

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
# Arlene Says No
# Arlene Says No

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

Aug 17th 2018, 4:00 PM 29,986 Views 112 Comments

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
# We Are Church

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

Aug 14th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,195 Views 80 Comments

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
# No Room At The Inn
# No Room At The Inn

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 3:38 PM 22,011 Views 117 Comments

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?
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

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

Jun 17th 2018, 10:30 AM 37,223 Views 160 Comments

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
# The Pope
# The Pope

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

Updated Jun 11th 2018, 12:30 PM 63,191 Views 128 Comments

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
# The Pope

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

Jun 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 19,508 Views 168 Comments

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
# Audience With The Pope
# Audience With The Pope

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

May 18th 2018, 12:46 PM 100,992 Views 52 Comments

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
# The Pope

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

Mar 21st 2018, 9:56 AM 67,267 Views 276 Comments

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...
# Mass Attendance
# Mass Attendance

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

Dec 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 28,065 Views 75 Comments

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
# Korea Crisis
# Korea Crisis

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

Apr 30th 2017, 8:05 AM 7,861 Views 38 Comments

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
# Edict
# Edict

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

Jan 2nd 2017, 5:27 PM 11,084 Views 76 Comments

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
# Remember The Children
# Remember The Children

Pope Francis makes mention of abortion during Christmas message

Dec 25th 2016, 9:40 AM 9,934 Views 78 Comments

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

# the-pope - Thursday 6 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 6th 2016, 7:45 AM 5,024 Views 0 Comments

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
# Pope-rock
# Pope-rock

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

May 2nd 2016, 1:39 PM 20,078 Views 40 Comments

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
# Il Papa Don't Reach
# Il Papa Don't Reach

The Pope was not impressed that someone nearly pulled him down

Feb 17th 2016, 1:21 PM 27,927 Views 72 Comments

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
# Pope's Letters
# Pope's Letters

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

Feb 15th 2016, 10:41 AM 29,025 Views 110 Comments

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
# Almighty Question
# Almighty Question

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

Jan 22nd 2016, 8:30 PM 41,604 Views 356 Comments

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

# the-pope - Monday 28 September, 2015

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

Pope Francis roared laughing at a tiny baby pope and it was simply adorable

Sep 28th 2015, 8:10 PM 7,261 Views 2 Comments

BABY POPE IS EVERYTHING.

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

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

Sep 28th 2015, 7:27 AM 17,244 Views 72 Comments

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?
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

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

Sep 26th 2015, 8:45 AM 20,458 Views 69 Comments

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?
# Pope Brau
# Pope Brau

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

Sep 25th 2015, 9:15 PM 8,153 Views 24 Comments

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
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

The Pope brought up some controversial topics with US politicians today

Sep 24th 2015, 6:42 PM 13,798 Views 68 Comments

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
# US Visit
# US Visit

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

Sep 23rd 2015, 8:00 PM 16,958 Views 69 Comments

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
# Pope Frank
# Pope Frank

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

Sep 21st 2015, 3:00 PM 23,787 Views 41 Comments

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?
# Separate Ways
# Separate Ways

What is an annulment and who can get one?

Sep 13th 2015, 8:45 AM 39,090 Views 36 Comments

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
# Having A Vision
# Having A Vision

The Pope was mobbed when he went out to buy glasses

Sep 4th 2015, 1:00 PM 19,299 Views 36 Comments

Pope Francis is long-sighted apparently.

# the-pope - Friday 19 June, 2015

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

The Pope tweeted that the earth is a pile of filth and the internet couldn't stop cracking jokes

Jun 19th 2015, 10:30 AM 4,088 Views 1 Comment

Ah, Twitter.

# the-pope - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

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

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

May 26th 2015, 7:34 PM 3,563 Views 0 Comments

He hasn’t watched TV since 1990.

# the-pope - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Our new Vatican envoy has invited the Pope to Ireland (again)
# An Audience With
# An Audience With

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

Nov 11th 2014, 7:32 PM 9,444 Views 77 Comments

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

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