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#pope in ireland

# pope-in-ireland - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Contractor was asked to install papal road markings in Dublin for free over concerns about cost

The markings were located at the Capuchin Day Centre and read: “Welcome Pope Francis” and “Fáilte a Phapa Prionsias”.

# pope-in-ireland - Monday 27 August, 2018

The Phoenix Park reopens at 4pm today - over 15 hours ahead of schedule

The restrictions on entrance to the park were to remain closed until 7am tomorrow.

Zappone confirms she told pope about children's bodies in sewage system of Tuam home

After meeting Minister Zappone the Pope referenced the encounter in a speech.

# pope-in-ireland - Sunday 26 August, 2018

‘Stand For Truth’ crowd marched in silence to remember abuse survivors as Papal Mass took place

Demonstrators held a rally beforehand at Parnell Street in Dublin city centre.

As it happened: Pope Francis' official visit to Ireland comes to an end

This was the second and final day of the pope’s official visit to Ireland.

Coveney says pope has recognised 'magnitude' of abuse but action is now needed

The Tánaiste said Pope Francis is “clearly angered” by what took place.

'No mention of accountability or cover-up' - Criticism of pope's Knock Shrine speech on clerical abuse

Pope Francis begged for God’s forgiveness for the “sins” by members of the clergy.

Explainer: What were the 'strange occurrences' that turned Knock into a global pilgrimage site?

Pope Francis is visiting today – but what’s reputed to have happened in the Mayo village?

Poll: Have you or will you attend an event with the pope? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you or will you attend an event with the pope?

Pope Francis will leave Ireland later today.

Going to the pope's Mass today? Here's what you need to know

About 500,000 people are expected to attend the event.

# pope-in-ireland - Saturday 25 August, 2018

As it happened: Day 1 of pope's visit comes to an end with Croke Park concert

His packed itinerary took in quite a lot today.

Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech Catholic Church This post contains videos

Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech

Pope Francis is expected to meet survivors of clerical abuse during his two-day visit.

From The Daily Edge 'The stench of hypocrisy from the whole visit has been rife in Dublin ever since the announcement that the Pope was coming' Pope Francis

'The stench of hypocrisy from the whole visit has been rife in Dublin ever since the announcement that the Pope was coming'

Watching Dublin shut down for the arrival of the Pope is incredibly hard to stomach.

Varadkar says 'there is much to be done to get justice' for Church abuse survivors Papal Visit This post contains videos

Varadkar says 'there is much to be done to get justice' for Church abuse survivors

In a speech delivered at an event attended by Pope Francis, the Taoiseach spoke about the “dark aspects of the Catholic Church’s history”.

'Welcome to Pope Francis ... but' - Ha'penny Bridge demonstration marks pope's arrival Papal Visit This post contains videos

'Welcome to Pope Francis ... but' - Ha'penny Bridge demonstration marks pope's arrival

People were demonstrating about LGBT issues, women’s ordination and clerical abuse.

Photos of people who spoke out about Church abuse projected onto Dublin buildings

Pope Francis is expected to meet survivors of clerical abuse this weekend.

Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland Papal Visit This post contains videos

Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland

The pontiff’s two-day visit has officially begun.

# pope-in-ireland - Friday 24 August, 2018

Varadkar urges Pope to provide full disclosure on child abuse by priests

Pope Francis is due to visit the country this weekend.

'What has the Catholic Church ever done for the world? Quite a lot, actually'

A lecturer in Theology sketches the Roman Catholic Church’s influence on legal, political, social and philanthropic movements through the ages.

'In 1969, I fell pregnant as a teen - and then the Church took over'

Ava Stapleton had to make a stark choice when she was a pregnant 17 year old: give up her baby or have a shotgun wedding.

# pope-in-ireland - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS World Meeting This post contains videos

Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS

Inside the venue, high-profile US Jesuit Fr James Martin said parishes needed to do more to include LGBT Catholics.

Larry Donnelly: 'Why are we going to see the pope? We are part of a rich tapestry'

‘Personal faith, separate from the institution, unwavering respect for those who educated me, and the comfort of community’.

'Businesses are nervous about this weekend. There’s a lot of confusion about what’s going to happen'

Business owners have complained that they haven’t been given enough information about Papal disruption.

# pope-in-ireland - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

'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.

# pope-in-ireland - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Diversions, alternate stops and no real-time info: Buses set for disruption during papal visit

Bus Éireann says it is making 800 trips to and from the capital on Sunday

Irish bishop defends Pope Francis' response to abuse but says letter could have been 'more concrete'

Bishop Alan McGuckian says the Pope should be judged on his actions.

# pope-in-ireland - Monday 20 August, 2018

'Survivors are tired of meaningless apologies': One in Four critical of Pope letter

The Pope arrives in Ireland on Saturday.

# pope-in-ireland - 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.

Camping at the Phoenix Park and sitting in the Popemobile: Memories of John Paul II's visit

One family was allowed to skip the queue in the Phoenix Park because their car was full of Pope-related items.

# pope-in-ireland - Friday 17 August, 2018

Arlene Foster turns down invite to see Pope Francis, cites holiday plans

The DUP leader says she ‘regretfully’ can’t attend the event.

# pope-in-ireland - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'Mary McAleese's Modern Family' and 'The John Pauls': RTÉ's papal lineup

The state broadcaster has unveiled how it’ll mark Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland.

'I never gave a damn what the Church thought about me being gay'

Rory Cowan says people who disagree with the Roman Catholic Church’s teachings on gay people should refuse to engage with the institution.

# pope-in-ireland - Friday 27 July, 2018

4,000 Eucharistic ministers who are 'steady on their feet' needed for Pope's Mass

Pope Francis is set to celebrate Mass at the Phoenix Park next month.

# pope-in-ireland - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Enda Kenny has invited Pope Francis to Ireland

The Taoiseach says that his office would do all it could to ensure a successful visit.

# pope-in-ireland - Friday 15 March, 2013

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Pope Flashback Pic of the Day

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# pope-in-ireland - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 reasons why Pope John Paul II was the best pope Pope Idol This post contains videos

9 reasons why Pope John Paul II was the best pope

The Pope and Packie Bonner, the Pope with some birds, the Pope with a watch-stealing baby…