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Ireland Government u-turns on 2012 papal visit Comments 0

Friday, December 16th, 2011

In a surprise statement, Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Ministry and Deputy Prime Minister, Eamon Gilmore, said Ireland would respond positively if Pope Benedict made a state visit. Gilmore was addressing the Foreign Affairs Committee on the closure of embassies in the Vatican, Timor and Iran. He took the opportunity to re-state that the reason for closing Read more