Archbishop Eamon Martin said repeal of the  Eighth Amendment would ‘pave the way for a very liberal abortion regime in Ireland’. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Catholic Primate of All Ireland has asked voters to “think of two lives” when they step inside the polling booth on Friday. “To be against abort(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: “The church must be pro-life when it comes to the unborn and those who are vulnerable at the end of their lives. However, the church must be pro-life at so many other moments in the lives of people.”

The Catholic Church and believers must always be “pro-life”, Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said. The church “must always be a beacon of s(...)

Archbishop Martin remembered meeting Pope Francis “the day that the story of the Tuam babies came out. He said to me ‘how are things in Ireland?’ ”

The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has not ruled out a visit by Pope Francis to Northern Ireland during his trip for the World Meeting (...)

The 16th annual Way of the Cross through the Phoenix Park on Good Friday Led by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Who are we to judge? , asked Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin on Friday, echoing the words of Pope Francis. “Who are we to put others under the mi(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin performs the Washing of the Feet ceremony  on Thursday, including members of the Palestrina Boys Choir. Photograph: Dave Meehan

It was a statement of fact not ideology to acknowledge that what made up a family today varied, Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said(...)

Pope John Paul II holds the hand of Irish President Mary McAleese during their meeting in  2003 in the Vatican. File Photograph:  Arturo Mari-Vatican Pool/Getty Images

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said neither he nor his office were consulted by the Vatican prior to former President Mary McAleese being ba(...)

Pope Francis: LifeSiteNews has  accused Ireland’s Catholic bishops of “using Pope Francis’s teachings on marriage and family to promote homosexual couples as a new form of ‘family’.” Photograph: Getty Images

Five pictures featuring same-sex couples have been removed from a reissued booklet sent to Catholic parishes in preparation for the visit to Ireland n(...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin was the principal celebrant at Mass for World Day of Peace in the Church of the Sacred Heart in Donnybrook Dublin on Monday. Photograph: John McElroy

President Michael D Higgins was praised as “our best diplomat” and for “the extraordinary work he does,” at the World Day of Peace Mass in Dublin on M(...)

The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said he would be upset if the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution was repealed.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said he would be upset if the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution was repealed. “The Eighth A(...)

People are asked to donate to Crosscare foodbanks at Brackenstown, Darndale, Glasnevin, Blanchardstown, Dundrum, Jobstown, and Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: courtesy Crosscare

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has appealed for people in the archdiocese to donate shampoo, hygiene products, soups, tinned meats, sea(...)

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