Eamon Martin

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Archbishop Eamon Martin: “We should not ignore the fact that increasing numbers of Catholic children are no longer attending Catholic schools.” Photograph: Eric Luke

The Catholic primate has expressed concern at the prospect of “a generic model of primary education” being promoted in Ireland. Catholic schools “cann(...)

Archbishop Eamon Martin: “The reaction since my presence and words in the Church of Ireland cathedral on such a significant occasion, has affirmed my decision to accept the invitation.”

Three weeks ago I was invited to preach the homily at Choral Evensong in St Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh, to mark the 500th anniversa(...)

Catholic Primate Archbishop Eamon Martin emphasised the need for reconciliation between Christian faiths  at the Church of Ireland St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Catholics and Protestants should “combine” their efforts in speaking out on key ethical issues, Catholic Primate Archbishop Eamon Martin has said. In(...)

‘He was always a very kind man. He was respectful,’ Bertie Ahern said of Liam Cosgrave. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Public figures including the president, former taoisigh and party leaders have expressed their condolences at the death of former taoiseach Liam Cosgr(...)

Pope Francis on his visit to Colombia earlier this month. Varadkar expressed his wish that the pope would visit the North on his Irish visit. Photograph: Luis Eduardo Noriega/EPA

Divestment of schools from church patronage should only occur where parents want it to happen, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the Dáil. He said he e(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin was one of the senior figures from the Catholic Church to attend a two-hour meeting with the Taoiseach and Ministers on Thursday. Photograph: Johm McElroy

Representatives of the Catholic Church urged the Government to reconsider plans to hold a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment of the Constitutio(...)

A procession in which St Oliver Plunkett is venerated in Lamspringe, Lower Saxony, Germany, pictured in late August 2013. File photograph: Wikimedia Commons

While the head of St Oliver Plunkett is safe in Drogheda, Archbishop Eamon Martin on Saturday gave thanks to the Benedictine monks in Germany who guar(...)

Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, the new Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, is greeted by Cardinal Sean Brady on Monday. Photograph: John Mc Elroy

The new papal nuncio to Ireland Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo was greeted by former Catholic primate Cardinal Seán Brady on arrival at Dublin airport(...)

Catholic primate Archbishop Eamon Martin described the situation in east Africa as “critical” and urged support for the collections.   Photograph: Eric Luke

The Catholic bishops have issued an urgent appeal for help in dealing with the famine situation in east Africa where 25 million people face starvation(...)

Ireland’s church leaders have appealed in an open letter to politicians involved in the Northern Ireland talks process ‘to go the extra mile’ to reach a deal. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

Ireland’s church leaders have appealed in an open letter to politicians involved in the Northern Ireland talks process “to go the extra mile” and reac(...)

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