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#World Meeting of Families

# world-meeting-of-families - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Pope Francis will visit Dublin’s Capuchin Day Centre in August

The Pope will visit the centre on the day he arrives – the afternoon of Saturday 25 August.

# world-meeting-of-families - Sunday 6 May, 2018

The Pope's visit has attracted over 2,500 volunteers

The World Meeting of Families is coming to Dublin in August.

# world-meeting-of-families - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Taoiseach says it would be appropriate for Pope to visit survivors of Catholic Church abuse in Ireland

The government will tell the Vatican that families ‘of all shapes and forms’ should be celebrated during Pope’s Irish visit

# world-meeting-of-families - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Priests' group calls for statement from Archbishop after welcome to gay parents removed from church video

The welcome was was removed from a video supporting the World Meeting of Families.

# world-meeting-of-families - Monday 25 December, 2017

Pope Francis 'personally' chose Ireland for next year's global Catholic summit

Father Tim Bartlett said that there’s still a “tremendous Christian spirit” at this time of year, and that it wasn’t important if people didn’t match the Catholic definition of what an ‘ideal family unit’ should be.

Taoiseach says government at Vatican's 'disposal' for Pope Francis visit

Next year’s Pope Francis visit to Ireland will cost around €20 million.

# world-meeting-of-families - Monday 18 December, 2017

Archbishop says Pope Francis' visit to Ireland will cost around €20 million

It is likely a visit to a prison will be part of Pope Francis’ itinerary when he comes to Ireland in August.

# world-meeting-of-families - 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.

# world-meeting-of-families - Monday 28 September, 2015

The Pope spent eight weeks in Ireland learning English

A rumoured visit in 2018 won’t be Jorge Bergoglio’s first visit to these shores.

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.