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Archbishop Dermot Farrell prays in St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland, on Feb. 2, 2021.

Dublin’s archbishop urges Catholics to tackle ‘climate catastrophe’ in 64-page pastoral letter

‘We are at a critical moment,’ writes Archbishop Dermot Farrell. Read more

Archbishop Dermot Farrell prays in St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland, on Feb. 2, 2021.

Dublin archbishop: Government advice to delay First Communions, confirmations seems ‘discriminatory’

Archbishop Dermot Farrell expressed ‘profound regret’ at the lack of government engagement over the guidelines. Read more

Bishop Dermot Farrell is installed as the new archbishop of Dublin in St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland, on Feb. 2, 2021.

Dublin’s new Catholic archbishop tells flock: ‘I want to hear from you’

Archbishop Dermot Farrell said he wanted to hear from “all Catholics and people of goodwill.” Read more

Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, Ballyfermot, Ireland, displays the LGBT rainbow flag

Irish parish removes LGBT ‘Pride’ flag after archdiocese intervenes

A Catholic parish in Ireland has reluctantly taken down a rainbow LGBT “Pride” flag that was erected last week outside... Read more

Archbishop Dermot Farrell prays in St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland, on Feb. 2, 2021. Photo credits: John McElroy.

Dublin’s new Catholic archbishop at installation Mass: ‘I come to you with hope in my heart’

Dublin’s new archbishop said at his installation Mass on Tuesday that he was taking up the role “with hope in... Read more

A bishop's pectoral cross. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Dermot Farrell as head of Dublin archdiocese

Pope Francis Tuesday named theologian Bishop Dermot Farrell of Ossory, Ireland, as the next archbishop of Dublin.  Read more

Catholic schools in Ireland concerned by proposal to remove Church's patronage

Parents and Catholic schools near Dublin have expressed their opposition to a Department of Education plan to divest a school... Read more

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin speaks at the Holy See press office, March 30, 2017.

Dublin archbishop sorrowed by clerical abuse

Amid clerical sexual abuse scandals in Ireland, Chile, Australia, and the US, the Archbishop of Dublin lamented the scale of... Read more

Dublin prepares for 2018 World Meeting of Families

Just a little more than a year away, the Archdiocese of Dublin released a video Wednesday inviting families from around... Read more

Newly married couples at St. Peter's Square awaiting to be blessed by Pope Francis, May 6, 2015.

Ahead of Ireland's marriage referendum, Dublin archbishop looks to Pope Francis

Both Pope Francis’ clear affirmation of marriage as a union of a man and a woman and his efforts to... Read more