Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Dr Michael Jackson, Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin,  are concerned about access to churches on Easter Sunday. Photograph: The Irish Times

Church of Ireland clergy, including Archbishop Michael Jackson, are to meet in Dublin on Friday to discuss ways to address difficulties in accessing (...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said the recent killings “threaten not just public order but democracy and the rule of law”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin, has said that the perpetrators of the recent gangland murders in Dublin are “despicable and cynical exp(...)

Fr John Gallagher said contact with the Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin about the case had been unsatisfactory. Photograph: Collins

An Irish priest who has been serving in Florida since 2000 claims he has been ostracised by the church for reporting abuse-related activities of a fel(...)

A children’s rights group has welcomed comments from Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin who says he does not believe presenting baptismal certificates is an appropriate way to judge access to a school.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A children’s rights group has welcomed comments from Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin who says he does not believe presenting baptismal certificat(...)

Pope Francis: “the people chosen for the washing of the feet in the liturgy of Holy Thursday may be selected from all the people of God, and not only men and boys”.  Photograph: Tony Gentile/Reuters

Pope Francis has decreed that people chosen for the washing of feet at Holy Thursday ceremonies may from now on include women and girls. The papal (...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has said the respect and recognition Pieta House enjoys “is not so much about an organisational structure, but about the extraordinary role it has played in the intimacy of the lives of the many men, women and children who have come into contact with it”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The role of the Catholic Church in promoting taboos surrounding suicide has been criticised by the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin. Sp(...)

Staff at the goodie bag area at the Knights of Columbanus homeless dinne at the RDS today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

More than 350 volunteers helped serve Christmas dinners and deliver food to those in need for the 91st Annual Knights of St Columbanus Christmas Day d(...)

 Archbishop of Dublin  Diarmuid Martin said the Catholic Church’s Jubilee Year of Mercy was an opportunity for the church to renew itself “through being more and more a place where people can experience mercy and forgiveness”. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The decision by Taoiseach Enda Kenny to allow Fine Gael TDs a free vote on the proposed repeal of the constitutional amendment on abortion has been we(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at  the Door of Mercy at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough Street, Dublin. Photograph: Julien Behal/Maxwells

The Catholic archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, has strongly defended the 2009 Murphy report on the handling of clerical child sexual abuse in the(...)

Dublin diocesan priest Monsignor Paul Tighe (57) has been appointed a bishop and secretary of the Vatican’s Council for Culture by Pope Francis.

Dublin diocesan priest Monsignor Paul Tighe (57) has been appointed a bishop and secretary of the Vatican’s Council for Culture by Pope Francis. It (...)