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# international-eucharistic-congress - Sunday 17 June, 2012

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Eucharistic Congress: 80,000 pilgrims gather in Croke Park for closing Mass

Enda Kenny and Michael D Higgins joined the crowds at Croke Park today for the closing Mass.

Almost 80,000 pilgrims expected for finale of Eucharistic Congress

Croke Park is close to being sold out for the event, at which pilgrims will watch a message from Pope Benedict.

# international-eucharistic-congress - Friday 15 June, 2012

Here's how Croke Park looks for the Eucharistic Congress Mass on Sunday

It’s almost like an ice-skating rink, with white plastic platforms laid over the pitch to cater for attendees.

Cardinal Brady expresses 'deep shame' over Church abuse

However, he stopped short of offering a specific apology for his own actions in the investigation of child abuse.

# international-eucharistic-congress - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Pope's personal rep to Eucharistic Congress meets survivors of clerical sexual abuse

The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, met with a group of abuse survivors during a pilgrimage to Lough Derg.

# international-eucharistic-congress - Monday 11 June, 2012

In pictures: Ecumenical matters dominate day two of Eucharistic Congress IEC 2012 This post contains images

In pictures: Ecumenical matters dominate day two of Eucharistic Congress

Christian unity was on the agenda on day two of the congress at Dublin’s RDS today where Archbishop Diarmuid Martin spoke to pilgrims.

Anglican archbishop to speak as Eucharistic Congress focuses on unity

Diarmuid Martin yesterday stressed the “common baptism” between Catholic and Protestant Christians.

# international-eucharistic-congress - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Pilgrim ponchos and altar wine: The Eucharistic Congress in numbers

With 20,000 of the faithful attending, the Catholic celebration begins officially today.

# international-eucharistic-congress - Saturday 9 June, 2012

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Poll: Will you be following the Eucharistic Congress?

Tens of thousands will attend the events, which will also be screened on TV. Will you be following them?

# international-eucharistic-congress - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Library waives €4,160 fine after return of 'lost' 1932 Eucharistic Congress book

A book of photographs from the last Eucharistic Congress in Dublin is returned to Navan Library – almost 80 years overdue.

# international-eucharistic-congress - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Eucharistic Congress will offer 'crash course in Christianity'

‘Alpha’ – described as a “parish tool for evangelisation” – will offer pilgrims and the public a chance to explore basic questions.

# international-eucharistic-congress - Saturday 7 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Pope Benedict will not attend Eucharistic Congress in Dublin

The news was confirmed as the Pope appointed a Cardinal as his personal Legate to the event in June.

# international-eucharistic-congress - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

No update on whether Pope will visit Ireland for Congress

The secretary-general of the International Eucharistic Congress says the Pope was enthusiastic about the event, but that there is no indication about whether he’ll attend in person.

Pope Benedict ‘vigorously rings bell’ to promote Eucharistic Congress

The pontiff promotes the International Eucharistic Congress by ringing a bell presented by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

# international-eucharistic-congress - 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.

# international-eucharistic-congress - Friday 13 January, 2012

Ireland matches to be screened for faithful fans at Eucharistic Congress

Worshippers will be able to follow Euro 2012 while attending the religious festival in Dublin this summer.

# international-eucharistic-congress - Saturday 25 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

In your 9 at 9: Shooting in Dublin leaves one dead; Gay marriage and gay pride; the footballers who defected; the Facebook presidential poll; and U2 at Glastonbury, it was good, wasn’t it?

# international-eucharistic-congress - Friday 24 June, 2011

Bishops gather to kick-off 2012 congress countdown

This will be the first time since 1932 that the event has taken place in Ireland.

# international-eucharistic-congress - 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.