Recent statements and homilies

Pastoral Letter on the marriage referendum to the people of Clonfert Diocese by Bishop John Kirby

God created humankind in his image, male and female he created them. (Gen 1:27) By this, you are probably getting...

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Bishop Brendan Kelly: Pastoral Statement on the Marriage Referendum

In May 22, the people of Ireland are being asked to vote in a Referendum to change the definition of...

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Pastoral Statement by Bishop Ray Browne on the marriage referendum

‘Marriage is important – Reflect before you change it’ (Title of the Pastoral Statement of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference...

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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin’s address to the Diocesan Communications Officers

Marriage in the constitution is linked with the family – Archbishop of Dublin Speaking notes of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin Archbishop of Dublin...

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Bishop Philip Boyce: Pastoral Catechesis on Marriage and the Family

Is the upcoming Referendum aimed at establishing equality and removing discrimination? All people are equal before the law and in...

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Marriage is important: Be informed before you vote’ – Statement of Bishop Michael Smith on marriage referendum

Later this month, the people of Ireland are invited to vote on a proposed amendment to the section in the...

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Reflection on the marriage referendum: ‘Marriage Matters’ by Bishop Denis Nulty

Reflection on the Referendum‘MARRIAGE MATTERS’ As I make my Confirmation visits these days, many priests and people ask for some...

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A Message on the Marriage Referendum: ‘Care for the Covenant of Marriage’ by Archbishop Eamon Martin

A Message on the Marriage Referendum from Archbishop Eamon Martin 1st May 2015   Care for the Covenant of Marriage...

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‘Marriage and the Family’ – A Pastoral Letter by Bishop John Buckley

Bishop John Buckley, Bishop of Cork and Ross has issued a pastoral letter entitled Marriage and the Family. In the Letter,...

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“The Teaching of the Church on Marriage Today” – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Speaking notes of Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin  Archbishop of Dublin Iona Institute Lecture, Alexander Hotel, Dublin, Thursday, 19 March            ...

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