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

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

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

Oct 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 43,628 Views 29 Comments

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
# Pearly Gates
# Pearly Gates

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

Updated Aug 27th 2018, 3:17 PM 45,095 Views 76 Comments

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
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

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

Aug 27th 2018, 10:19 AM 45,106 Views 66 Comments

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
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

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

Aug 26th 2018, 8:20 PM 24,674 Views 51 Comments

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
Live Aug 26th 2018, 4:10 PM

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

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

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

Aug 26th 2018, 1:49 PM 10,667 Views 38 Comments

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
# Stand For Truth
# Stand For Truth

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

Aug 26th 2018, 12:24 PM 22,993 Views 46 Comments

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?
# The Apparition
# The Apparition

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

Aug 26th 2018, 10:00 AM 41,815 Views 108 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Aug 26th 2018, 9:38 AM 31,109 Views 67 Comments

Pope Francis will leave Ireland later today.

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

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

Aug 26th 2018, 6:30 AM 33,475 Views 35 Comments

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
Live Aug 25th 2018, 9:30 PM

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

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

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

Updated Aug 25th 2018, 1:36 PM 69,565 Views 145 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 25th 2018, 12:47 PM 6,127 Views 3 Comments

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
# Papal Visit

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

Aug 25th 2018, 12:40 PM 21,045 Views 70 Comments

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
# Papal Visit

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

Aug 25th 2018, 11:24 AM 50,180 Views 108 Comments

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
# Stand For Truth
# Stand For Truth

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

Aug 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 18,406 Views 27 Comments

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

Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland

Aug 25th 2018, 10:33 AM 16,586 Views 47 Comments

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
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

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

Updated Aug 24th 2018, 7:25 PM 32,309 Views 154 Comments

Pope Francis is due to visit the country this weekend.

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

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

Aug 24th 2018, 1:00 PM 77,329 Views 220 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 24th 2018, 7:00 AM 52,488 Views 99 Comments

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
# World Meeting

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

Updated Aug 23rd 2018, 4:50 PM 25,625 Views 112 Comments

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'
# Voices
# Voices

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 15,971 Views 47 Comments

‘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'
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 12:02 AM 29,003 Views 67 Comments

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
# World Meeting
# World Meeting

'Only a proportion' of clerical abuse victims have come forward, Archbishop says

Aug 22nd 2018, 4:55 PM 13,577 Views 44 Comments

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
# Divine Intervention
# Divine Intervention

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

Aug 21st 2018, 6:19 PM 24,887 Views 30 Comments

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'
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

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

Aug 21st 2018, 11:09 AM 10,567 Views 30 Comments

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
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

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

Updated Aug 20th 2018, 7:32 PM 39,627 Views 142 Comments

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'
# Mass Appeal
# Mass Appeal

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'The Pope has to speak frankly about our past'

Aug 19th 2018, 11:11 AM 11,660 Views 111 Comments

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
# 1979
# 1979

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

Aug 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 15,875 Views 45 Comments

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
# Arlene Says No
# Arlene Says No

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

Aug 17th 2018, 4:00 PM 29,987 Views 110 Comments

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
# A Changing Ireland
# A Changing Ireland

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

Aug 8th 2018, 5:53 PM 32,455 Views 47 Comments

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
# Rory Cowan

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

Aug 8th 2018, 5:01 PM 27,290 Views 63 Comments

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
# HOLY COMMUNION
# HOLY COMMUNION

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

Jul 27th 2018, 6:05 AM 19,901 Views 56 Comments

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
# Pope In Ireland
# Pope In Ireland

Enda Kenny has invited Pope Francis to Ireland

Apr 27th 2014, 7:54 PM 15,474 Views 167 Comments

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

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

Pope Flashback Pic of the Day
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From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Pope Flashback Pic of the Day

Mar 15th 2013, 5:30 PM 8,700 Views 65 Comments

No comment.

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

9 reasons why Pope John Paul II was the best pope
# Pope Idol
From The Daily Edge
# Pope Idol

9 reasons why Pope John Paul II was the best pope

Feb 13th 2013, 9:30 PM 112,214 Views 166 Comments

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