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#IEC 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos) IEC 2012

The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos)

Parish collections raised towards the event accounted for €4 million of that amount, according to Catholic Church figures.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 80,000 pilgrims expected for finale of Eucharistic Congress IEC 2012

Almost 80,000 pilgrims expected for finale of Eucharistic Congress

Croke Park is close to being sold out for the event, at which pilgrims will watch a message from Pope Benedict.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Cardinal Brady expresses 'deep shame' over Church abuse Child Abuse

Cardinal Brady expresses 'deep shame' over Church abuse

However, he stopped short of offering a specific apology for his own actions in the investigation of child abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Pope's personal rep to Eucharistic Congress meets survivors of clerical sexual abuse IEC 2012

Pope's personal rep to Eucharistic Congress meets survivors of clerical sexual abuse

The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, met with a group of abuse survivors during a pilgrimage to Lough Derg.

From TheJournal.ie Eucharistic Congress: Here's why people are attending Vox Pop

Eucharistic Congress: Here's why people are attending

The arrival of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress comes at a time when the Catholic Church in Ireland is in turmoil. TheJournal.ie spoke to some of the pilgrims on why they are attending.

From TheJournal.ie Papal Legate to have private meeting with President Higgins IEC 2012

Papal Legate to have private meeting with President Higgins

The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, is in Ireland for the Eucharistic Congress, which enters its third day today.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Ecumenical matters dominate day two of Eucharistic Congress IEC 2012 This post contains images

In pictures: Ecumenical matters dominate day two of Eucharistic Congress

Christian unity was on the agenda on day two of the congress at Dublin’s RDS today where Archbishop Diarmuid Martin spoke to pilgrims.

From TheJournal.ie Anglican archbishop to speak as Eucharistic Congress focuses on unity IEC 2012

Anglican archbishop to speak as Eucharistic Congress focuses on unity

Diarmuid Martin yesterday stressed the “common baptism” between Catholic and Protestant Christians.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Pilgrim ponchos and altar wine: The Eucharistic Congress in numbers IEC 2012

Pilgrim ponchos and altar wine: The Eucharistic Congress in numbers

With 20,000 of the faithful attending, the Catholic celebration begins officially today.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be following the Eucharistic Congress? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be following the Eucharistic Congress?

Tens of thousands will attend the events, which will also be screened on TV. Will you be following them?

From TheJournal.ie Eucharistic Congress abandons plans to screen Euro 2012 games for pilgrims IEC 2012

Eucharistic Congress abandons plans to screen Euro 2012 games for pilgrims

Bad news for faithful Ireland fans as thousands descend on Dublin for the landmark Catholic event.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Benedict will not attend Eucharistic Congress in Dublin Not Coming

Pope Benedict will not attend Eucharistic Congress in Dublin

The news was confirmed as the Pope appointed a Cardinal as his personal Legate to the event in June.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie No update on whether Pope will visit Ireland for Congress IEC 2012

No update on whether Pope will visit Ireland for Congress

The secretary-general of the International Eucharistic Congress says the Pope was enthusiastic about the event, but that there is no indication about whether he’ll attend in person.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Benedict ‘vigorously rings bell’ to promote Eucharistic Congress IEC 2012

Pope Benedict ‘vigorously rings bell’ to promote Eucharistic Congress

The pontiff promotes the International Eucharistic Congress by ringing a bell presented by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

From TheJournal.ie 80,000 expected to attend closing Eucharistic Congress ceremony in Croke Park Spiritual Olympics

80,000 expected to attend closing Eucharistic Congress ceremony in Croke Park

It’s the first time the event has been held in Ireland since 1932.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland matches to be screened for faithful fans at Eucharistic Congress Euro 2012

Ireland matches to be screened for faithful fans at Eucharistic Congress

Worshippers will be able to follow Euro 2012 while attending the religious festival in Dublin this summer.