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#Papal Visit

# papal-visit - Sunday 8 July, 2018

All 500,000 tickets booked out for Papal Mass in Phoenix Park

The pontiff arrives next month.

# papal-visit - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

A participant in the Say Nope to the Pope campaign says he will give his 700 tickets back

Richard Duffy said that if the Phoenix Park event sells out he will contact the organisers to nullify his bookings.

# papal-visit - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Poll: Is it wrong to bin tickets for the Pope's visit to the Phoenix Park? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it wrong to bin tickets for the Pope's visit to the Phoenix Park?

The Say Nope To The Pope campaign has encouraged people to order the free tickets as a form of “peaceful protest”.

# papal-visit - Friday 22 June, 2018

Tickets for the Pope's Knock and Phoenix Park events available on Monday

500,000 tickets have been issued for the Phoenix Park Mass while there will be a capacity of 45,000 people at Knock.

# papal-visit - 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?

# papal-visit - 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.

# papal-visit - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Poll: Would you like to attend the Pope's mass in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to attend the Pope's mass in Ireland?

Pope Francis is set to visit the country next year.

# papal-visit - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

The last time a Pope visited there were fears he would be assassinated

A memo released in 2009 says the Pope was at greatest risk from a sniper attack during motorcades.

# 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.