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

On St. Patrick’s Day, Dublin archbishop says public Mass a matter of human dignity

In a St. Patrick’s Day homily, Dublin’s new archbishop has called on authorities to prioritize the right to worship as... 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

First Communion.

Dublin archdiocese to shift sacrament prep from schools to parishes, families

Catholic sacramental preparation must change to stress the primary role of families and to reach students who do not go... Read more

Pope Francis addresses the Festival of Families at the 2018 World Meeting of Families.

Be a 'beacon of joy,' Francis tells families in Ireland

Pope Francis encouraged attendees at an evening festival for the World Meeting of Families to radiate joy into the world... Read more

Family love teaches the world about God's love, says cardinal

Love in the family is the first step to teaching the world about the love of God, said Cardinal João... Read more