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# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Friday 15 March, 2019

Diarmuid Martin expresses concern over 'anti-Islamic sentiments being expressed in social media in Ireland'

Martin said that some of this anti-Islamic sentiment came from publications “purporting to be of Catholic inspiration”.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'The Pope has to speak frankly about our past'

The Archbishop of Dublin was speaking with less than a week to go until Pope Francis visits Ireland.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

There's always a 'strange hot-house kind of atmosphere' in training colleges, priest says

Father Brendan Hoban also said that St Patrick’s College had been a target for criticism for years.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Thursday 1 January, 2015

'Ireland must do more to stop human trafficking' - Archbishop Martin

“Many of those who are trafficked and who live in small Irish communities feel trapped in a world which is heavily controlled.”

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Archbishop wants the Catholic Church to "listen to married couples"

Diarmuid Martin says it’s time for “a new language” between the Church and couples.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Diarmuid Martin says priests feel hurt over yesterday's Irish Times cartoon

The Archbishop said he is a strong believer in freedom of speech and of the vital role of satire in social criticism.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Church's teachings on marriage and family 'disconnected from real life'

The Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin addressed a group of priests this evening having received the results of questionnaire distributed in his diocese.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Food appeal for struggling Dublin families as Food Bank can't cope with requests

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has launched the appeal after the Food Bank had to turn away 80 families last week in one community.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Archbishop Martin: 'Communities must mobilise and speak out against violence'

The Archbishop of Dublin said that acts of violence, like that of a pipe bomb being left in a graveyard this week, should be condemned.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Saturday 7 September, 2013

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Seven plane-loads of people depart Dublin for Lourdes pilgrimage

About 2,000 people, including sick pilgrims, medics and volunteers, left Dublin first thing this morning.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Monday 2 September, 2013

"We have to get away from idle speculation" - Archbishop Martin dismisses Vatican link

Martin was linked to a role in the Vatican, but says he does not expect the Pope to call him to Rome.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Archbishop Martin denies reports of a move to The Vatican

The Dublin Archdiocese said that rumours that he is leaving for Rome is just “empty speculation”.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin says church cannot be 'self-serving'

In an address today, Martin reminisced about his time in Clonliffe College, describing it as a “very cold place in more ways than one.”

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin speaks of the 'critical juncture' of the Catholic Church

But he said “despite the difficulties of the Church in Ireland there are also so many signs of hope”.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

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500 people have Christmas dinner at the RDS (pictures)

Many of those in attendance were homeless.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Bishops: X Case law would lead to 'direct, intentional killing of unborn children'

The four Catholic Archbishops of Ireland have said that the government’s decision to press ahead with legislation for abortion in line with the X Case “should be of the utmost concern to all”.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Monday 21 November, 2011

Criticism of 'strip search' in women's prison

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin described a new report on the Dochás centre in Mountjoy as ‘worrying’ after it alleged female inmates had to strip in front of male staff during a search.

# archbishop-diarmuid-martin - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Archbishop Martin says there is 'no room for complacency' in child protection

Church leader says the institution must ensure that “we never allow slippage to permit us to be off guard”.