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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Knock Shrine

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# holy matrimony
Match-making service 'Knock Marriage Bureau' to close after more than 50 years
The agency, later known as the Knock Marriage Introductions, said it was responsible for 960 marriages.
# Pope Visit
Round-the-clock news, live Mass, and a Joe Duffy special: RTÉ reveal schedule for papal visit
The national broadcaster will show over 20 hours of Pope-related coverage across its two channels this weekend.
# Pope Visit
'Young people are the future': Pope issues message to Irish people ahead of visit
He also said he was “excited to return” to Ireland, having lived in Dublin previously.
# papal attraction
Tickets for the Pope's visit to Knock booked out in just four hours
Francis will visit Ireland for two days in August.
# Mayo
Gardaí investigate daylight sexual assault on grounds of Knock shrine
The incident happened on 9 February and gardaí are working to identify a suspect.
Paddy Power at Knock: A bit of fun or offensive and hurtful to the devout?
It will remain to be seen if any citizen offended will make a formal complaint either to An Garda Síochána or to the ASAI, writes Jason O’Sullivan.
# novena
'I'm no Holy Joe, I'm no Holy Marty': Marty Morrissey gives a lively speech at Knock Mass
The sports commentator encouraged parishioners gathered at Knock to “live life to the full”.
# in their own words
Here's what appeared to witnesses in Knock, 135 years ago today
“I threw myself to my knees…a hundred thousands thanks to God”
# Confession
Shatter insists mandatory reporting will apply to priests despite Cardinal's comments
Cardinal Seán Brady has said that the seal of the confession is inviolable and that any attempt to undermine it is a challenge to the right of Catholics to freedom of religion.