Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop of Dublin’

Vatican bans Mary McAleese from women’s day conference

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

The Vatican has banned former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, from speaking at a “Voices of Faith” conference. The conference has been held at the Vatican on International Women’s Day – celebrated on 8 March, since 2014. The list of potential speakers at the conference required approval from a cardinal. Mrs McAleese and two other Read more

Catholic Church in Ireland ‘too timid’ to engage with society

Friday, July 20th, 2012

The Archbishop of Dublin has told the Catholic Church in Ireland it is “too timid” in bringing the Christian message to the problems of society. In a homily in his pro-cathedral, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said the Church “should be active and present in society, drawing attention to suffering and repression of any kind and being Read more