Eamon Martin

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Archbishop Eamon Martin: “In light of much public discussion about LGBT and gender issues, it is important that we, in Catholic schools, also evaluate the support offered to students who are facing new and deep questions relating to their sexual identity as they mature.”  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Catholic primate Archbishop Eamon Martin has called for a a review of sex education in schools, including debate on contraception and consent. A rel(...)

Pope Francis:  organisers of the World Meeting of Families have removed his inclusive language on the family and LGBTI+ pictures from their pamphlets, and deleted references to gay families by a bishop in the catechesis. Photograph: Angelo Carconi

Earlier this month, when asked about separation between the Catholic Church and State, the Taoiseach said “I do believe in that separation, it can’t b(...)

The resignation of Dr John McAreavey (above) has been accepted by the pope. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Police Service of Northern Ireland has set up a team within its public protection branch to investigate the circumstances of abuse committed by (...)

Rabbi Zalman Lent,  and Dr Ali Selim. Photograph: Dave Meehan

It is highly unlikely Ireland’s Catholic and Protestant churches or its other faiths will take an active part in political campaigning leading up to t(...)

An anti-abortion demonstration and counter pro-choice demonstration in Dublin’s  O’Connell Street in July 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fáil as a party is now synonymous with “support for abortion on demand” following Micheál Martin’s speech on Thursday, a leading anti-abortion (...)

A photograph  of Savita Halappanavar at a repeal the Eighth Amendment rally in Dublin. Photograph: Getty images

Ireland is undertaking a historic debate on abortion and the Eighth Amendment. A prominent voice in this debate will be the Catholic hierarchy. Just l(...)

Archbishop Eamon Martin has urged Catholics to become ‘missionaries for the cause of life’ in the run-up to the abortion referendum later this year.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Catholic Primate of All-Ireland, Archbishop Eamon Martin, has urged members of the Church to become “missionaries for the cause of life” in the ru(...)

The joint New Year message was from the Church of Ireland Primate of All-Ireland, Archbishop Richard Clarke, the Catholic Primate of All-Ireland, Archbishop Eamon Martin (above), Methodist Church president Rev Dr Laurence Graham, Bishop John McDowell, the President of the Irish Council of Churches and the Rt Rev Noble McNeely, moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

The leaders of the Christian churches made no mention of the forthcoming abortion referendum in their traditional New Year message. The referendum i(...)

Pope Francis: urges faithful to see global migration as “an opportunity to build peace”.   Photograph: Andrew Medichini/AP

Pope Francis has issued a stark warning against those who stoke fears over migrants, refugees or asylum seekers. “Many destination countries have seen(...)

Archbishop Eamon Martin: “The days when we could consider the priest as a lone ranger are long past.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Catholic primate, Archbishop Eamon Martin, has told a conference in Maynooth how ill-prepared he and his generation of priests were for the world (...)

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