Archbishop Eamon Martin

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All-Ireland Primate: Pandemic a chance to ‘rescue’ real St. Patrick from shamrocks and green beer

The pandemic is a chance to rescue the real St. Patrick from things like green beer and shamrocks, Archbishop Eamon... Read more


‘It places Christ at the center’: All-Ireland Primate’s rosary crusade against COVID-19

The Primate of All Ireland has launched a nationwide Family Rosary Crusade, encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary daily in... Read more

Armagh cathedral.

Primate of All Ireland calls for ‘outpouring of works of mercy’ on St. Patrick’s Day

“In Ireland we have a strong tradition that God is at our side in time of trouble,” Archbishop Eamon Martin,... Read more

Pope Francis ordains a priest in St. Peter's Basilica, April 26, 2015.

Francis 'would be disappointed' by focus on priestly ordination of married men

The Archbishop of Armagh said Thursday that the pope's apostolic exhortation on the Amazon was foremost a call to preserve... Read more

Pro-EU Protester on the Peoples Vote March Holds a Large Homemade Sign About the Brexit Irish Border Issue.

Ahead of Brexit, Irish fear border tensions and split parishes

Catholic leaders fear a revival of border tensions in Ireland following Brexit. As the United Kingdom prepares for its withdrawal... Read more

Irish archbishop: The Christian vision of family is attainable

One of the leading organizers of this year's World Meeting of Families has said the gathering aims to show the... Read more

An Irish virtual calendar for an authentic Advent

Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, Northern Ireland, and Primate of All Ireland, has launched a 2017 virtual Advent calendar, saying... Read more

Want to engage secular culture? An Irish bishop provides a guide.

Neither the narrow narrative against religion nor the real failings of the Church should define the role of Catholics in... Read more

Pope Francis blesses a woman and her unborn child at a Jubilee Audience in St. Peter's Square, Jan. 30, 2016.

Irish archbishop: seek a 'revolution of tenderness', not legal abortion

For Ireland’s leading archbishop, Pope Francis’ call for a “revolution of tenderness” is a ch  Read more

The Opening Mass of the Synod on the Family, Oct. 4, 2015.

Don't 'regionalize' Church teaching on marriage, says Irish archbishop at synod

Catholic teaching on marriage and the family is universal, not something local bishops’ conferences can decide for themselves, an Irish... Read more