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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Diarmuid Martin

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# dermot farrell
New Archbishop of Dublin appointed by Pope Francis
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin’s retirement is effective from today.
# Diarmuid Martin
'We should not tolerate intolerance': Archbishop recalls being the subject of 'violent' anti-mask protest
The incident happened at the Eid al-Adha celebration in Croke Park in July.
# anti lockdown
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin criticises anti-mask demonstrations
He said that “behind outward talk of respecting individual liberties there was also strain of negation of the virus”.
# Level 3
Catholic archbishops ask Taoiseach to allow people attend mass
The four archbishops have requested a meeting with Micheál Martin.
# Phase 3
NPHET unlikely to budge on 50-person limit for Mass and other indoor gatherings
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said it seems “strange” that churches with a capacity of 1,500 would be subject to this restriction.
# let us pray
Taoiseach meets with Catholic leaders to discuss re-opening of churches
Churches, mosques and other places of worship have been closed for several weeks.
# Diarmuid Martin
Archbishop of Dublin horrified at ‘new language of racism’ in Ireland
Dr Diarmuid Martin made his remarks during a sermon to mark the beginning of Advent.
'He was full of ideas for the future': Archbishop of Dublin pays tribute to Fr Tony Coote
Fr Tony Coote, who suffered from motor neurone disease, died last week.
# bishop burn
Archbishop Martin told Taoiseach to use his own profession the next time he is looking for an example of hypocrisy
Martin said Varadkar should have used the example of an unhealthy doctor who tells people to lead a healthy life.
# Diarmuid Martin
Archbishop says Dublin drug cartels will be stopped from 'exploiting' religious services
He said that religious services would no longer be used to “glorify” Dublin drug cartels’ images.
# bessborough
Diarmuid Martin: 'It's hard to believe that evidence has simply vanished and that no one can remember'
He called on the Church to avoid returning to attitudes it had shown in the past.
# holy cross college
GAA to buy former seminary beside Croke Park from Dublin Archdiocese
The building and its adjoining land, which date from the 19th century, are to be sold for the development of housing, hotel and sports facilities.
# world meeting
'Only a proportion' of clerical abuse victims have come forward, Archbishop says
Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin said that more could be done to encourage victims to come forward.
# mass appeal
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.
# Critical Mass
'According to the papers, Katherine Zappone practises witchcraft and now Josepha is saying mass'
Varadkar was speaking today at the National Economic Dialogue.
# meeting of families
‘Of course’ LGBT couples welcome to volunteer says Archbishop: ‘It’s also a Catholic event’
Full details of the Pope’s participation in the World Meeting of the Families were confirmed today.
# women in the church
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'Misogynism is obviously present in the Catholic Church'
During the interview, Archbishop Martin became upset as he recounted telling the Pope about the Tuam babies story.
# empire of misogyny
Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'
The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.
# Church and State
Bishops have 'constructive' meeting with Varadkar and ministers
The agenda for the meeting included the Eighth Amendment and the possibility of a visit to Ireland by Pope Francis.
# Church and State
Archbishop says Church stubbornly reluctant to let go of the control of schools
Diarmuid Martin has raised concerns about growing hostilities between the Church and State.
# Catholic Church
Archbishop Martin says Connell 'was the one who finally began to realise the extent of the abuse'
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin referenced the Cardinal’s response to abuse allegations at his funeral today.
# Gangland
"I can't understand how a family watches its members being knocked off and doesn't say 'we've got to stop this'"
Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has described his distaste at the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud being seen in Dublin’s gangland.
# Maynooth
'Trainee priests going on a dating site, there's something wrong there'
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin today called for a new system for training priests.
# Grindr
"No concrete or credible evidence" of gay sexual activity at seminary, says St. Patrick's College
The college is responding to anonymous allegations of goings-on at the priest training college.
# Remembered
'Integrity unnerves': Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 20th anniversary of her murder
The celebrated crime reporter was shot dead on the outskirts of Dublin twenty years ago today.
# march against crime
"Not prepared to remain silent" - Dublin community procession takes place in protest against crime
A community procession has taken place this evening in Dublin.
# Christmas homily
Diarmuid Martin: Ireland becoming 'increasingly ambiguous in its understanding of God'
The Archbishop will deliver his Christmas homily in Dublin tonight.
# pragmatic baptism
Archbishop: 'Baptising children simply to be able to attend a specific school is an abuse of baptism'
Former Minister for Education and current Labour TD Ruairí Quinn spoke this morning of the urgent need for reform in the area.
# Non-denominational
Archbishop of Dublin in push for more non-denominational schools
Speaking this morning Diarmuid Martin said that a number of Catholic schools had already adopted a proximity policy.
# Reality check
90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin
“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.
# No
Catholic leaders are out in force arguing against same-sex marriage
One bishop believes schoolbooks that view marriage as solely between a man and a woman could face legal challenges if the vote is passed.
# god's plan
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wants to make something clear: He's voting No
He says he doesn’t usually give his voting preference but is making an exception.
# Maíria Cahill case
Archbishop on IRA sex offenders: "Let the truth come out"
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has admitted the IRA “on occasion shot alleged sex offenders” – adding that the actions were “not appropriate” but “of their time”.
# Healing
Martin: 'Crisis of the sexual abuse of children in the church not a chapter of the past'
The Archbishop said that the Catholic Church must “do more” to help victims of abuse.
# 800 babies
Archbishop calls for 'full-bodied investigation' into all mother-and-baby homes
Diarmuid Martin said that any investigation needs to ensure that the culture that existed in past has been stamped out.
# ecumechanical matter
Dublin's newest priest spent ten years as a car saleman
Fr Seamus McEntee, who is 48 ,was ordained by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin today.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyonne’s talking about the Omagh bomb, Rehab revelations, and President Higgins…
# warning
Even Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has something to say about GardaGate
“A culture of constant criticism of our police force is not good for society or for the economy,” he said.
# bray courthouse
Dublin priest sentenced to seven years in prison for child sexual abuse
61-year-old Fr Denis Nolan, who had been working in Wicklow Town and Rathnew until two years ago, was sentenced earlier in Bray.
# Abortion
Martin still in discussions with Mater's Mercy Sisters over abortion law
The Mater Hospital said last year that it will comply with the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.