Pope Francis' visit to Ireland

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Pope Francis at Knock Shrine Aug. 26, 2018.

Pope Francis prays for Irish people in visit to Knock

Aug 26, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Sunday during a quick visit to Knock Shrine in county Mayo, Pope Francis entrusted the Irish people to the... Read more

Pope Francis speaks to young married couples in Mary's Pro-Cathedral in Dublin Aug. 25, 2018.

Pope in Ireland: Parents are the first example of faith for children

Aug 25, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

The first place children learn the faith is in the home, following the good example of their parents, Pope Francis... Read more

Pope Francis speaks to Irish authorities during a trip to Dublin Aug. 25.

In Ireland, Pope Francis decries failure of bishops in abuse scandal

Aug 25, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

In Ireland on Saturday, Pope Francis said the anger of Catholics at bishops’ failure in response to the sexual abuse... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, May 2, 2018.

Francis hopes Ireland visit will bring unity, reconciliation

Aug 21, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis said in a video message to the Irish people Tuesday he hopes his visit will bring about unity... Read more

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square for the general audience Sept. 21, 2016.

Pope likely to meet with abuse victims in Dublin

Aug 21, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis is likely to meet with victims of clerical sexual abuse later this week, a papal spokesman announced on... Read more

New pope emojis will mark Francis’ visit to Ireland

Aug 9, 2018

Twitter users will have access to special emojis commemorating Pope Francis’ visit to the Ireland later this month, the Irish... Read more

Dublin archdiocese seeks 4,000 Eucharistic ministers for papal Mass

Jul 20, 2018

By Elise Harris

With less than a month to go until Pope Francis visits Dublin for the World Meeting of Families, organizers are... Read more

Father James Martin, S.J., speaks at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin on August 23, 2018.

Fr. James Martin to give keynote at World Meeting of Families

Jun 12, 2018

By CNA Staff

The World Meeting of Families being held in Dublin this August will include a presentation from American author Fr. James... Read more

Pope Francis at the Divine Mercy Vigil in St. Peter's Square April 2, 2016.

Pope Francis will travel to Dublin Aug. 25-26 for family gathering

Mar 21, 2018

By Elise Harris

During his Wednesday general audience Pope Francis was presented with the official icon for the World Meeting of Families, announcing... Read more

Irish minister Katherine Zappone.

Irish official warns against LGBT exclusion at World Meeting of Families

Mar 5, 2018

Ahead of the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Ireland this August, a government minister has warned that the event... Read more

Dublin prepares for 2018 World Meeting of Families

Mar 22, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

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

For Irish ambassador, Pope Francis' visit is a very big deal

Jan 27, 2017

By Elise Harris

With Pope Francis set to visit Ireland in 2018 – making him the first Pope to visit the country in... Read more