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Catholic Church to 'reflect' on O'Brien's request to use land for housing
The Government last week launched its ‘Housing for All’ plan which aims to create 300,000 new homes by the end of the decade.
# mother-and-baby homes
'I unreservedly apologise': Archbishop Martin accepts Church's part in mother and baby home scandal
The commission discovered that about 9,000 children died in the 18 homes under investigation.
RTÉ apologises for mock broadcast which depicted God sentenced for rape
The clip is still currently available on the RTÉ player.
# Level 3
Catholic archbishops ask Taoiseach to allow people attend mass
The four archbishops have requested a meeting with Micheál Martin.
# 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.
# eamon martin
Catholic Church leader urges Stormont to close NI schools but minister says it's 'not the right time'
Disagreement on the matter is also causing a rift between Sinn Féin and the DUP.
# Your Say
Poll: Does Ireland need a new temperance movement to address alcohol and drug use?
The temperance movement is a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic drinks.
# Papal Visit
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?
# 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.
# Catholic Church
Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result
Eamon Martin, the leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, has thanked “courageous” pro-life campaigners.
# eamon martin
Archbishop Eamon Martin: 'Abortion ends the human life of an unborn girl or boy'
Martin wants followers to convince others to fight a repeal of the Eighth Amendment.
# 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.
# Poll
Two thirds of people in Ireland support Mother Teresa being made a saint
She was canonised on Sunday.
# Catholic Church
'It's insulting to parents to say they're baptising their children to get them into a school'
The Primate of Ireland Archbishop Eamon Martin said it was being overstated that this occurred regularly.
# Catholic Church
Archbishop reveals concerns about recent cases of possible abuse by priests
Archbishop Eamon Martin said he has dealt with three or four situations in the last year.
# i do (not know)
Has the Catholic Church backtracked on its concerns over their role in weddings?
Read and decide for yourself.
# news wrap
Today’s top stories in 6 seconds
Everything you need to know, as we get halfway through the first day of a four day week.
# eamon martin
Feeling of "bereavement" at gay marriage result - says leader of Ireland's Catholics
Eamon Martin was asked about that “defeat for humanity” remark from the Vatican this morning.
# Same-Sex Marriage
Church still undecided if it will carry out civil ceremonies if referendum passes
Archbishop Eamon Martin says the referendum also raises issues about what it teaches children.
# Referendum
Bishop 'regrets any hurt caused' by saying gay couples with children are not parents
Meanwhile, a rewording of the question in Irish being put to the public the same-sex marriage referendum has been announced.
# Abortion
Archbishop criticises NI Minister over proposal on abortion for rape victims
Eamon Martin accused the Justice Minister of trying to exclude pro-life arguments from the consultation, following a meeting with him today.
Column: 10 guiding principles for being a 'good Christian' online
Archbishop Eamon Martin has shared his thoughts on how to have a sense of humour and “be missionary” online.