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

Sep 13th 2013, 7:10 AM 6,268 Views 48 Comments

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

Almost 80,000 pilgrims expected for finale of Eucharistic Congress
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Almost 80,000 pilgrims expected for finale of Eucharistic Congress

Jun 17th 2012, 10:21 AM 2,656 Views 51 Comments

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

Cardinal Brady expresses 'deep shame' over Church abuse
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Cardinal Brady expresses 'deep shame' over Church abuse

Jun 15th 2012, 7:53 AM 2,233 Views 44 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2012, 3:25 PM 1,769 Views 16 Comments

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

Eucharistic Congress: Here's why people are attending
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Eucharistic Congress: Here's why people are attending

Jun 13th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,465 Views 39 Comments

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.

Papal Legate to have private meeting with President Higgins
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Papal Legate to have private meeting with President Higgins

Jun 12th 2012, 10:18 AM 874 Views 13 Comments

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

In pictures: Ecumenical matters dominate day two of Eucharistic Congress
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In pictures: Ecumenical matters dominate day two of Eucharistic Congress

Jun 11th 2012, 8:42 PM 4,466 Views 51 Comments

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

Anglican archbishop to speak as Eucharistic Congress focuses on unity
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Anglican archbishop to speak as Eucharistic Congress focuses on unity

Jun 11th 2012, 9:58 AM 1,188 Views 14 Comments

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

Pilgrim ponchos and altar wine: The Eucharistic Congress in numbers
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Pilgrim ponchos and altar wine: The Eucharistic Congress in numbers

Jun 10th 2012, 8:00 AM 2,829 Views 15 Comments

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

Poll: Will you be following the Eucharistic Congress?
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Poll: Will you be following the Eucharistic Congress?

Jun 9th 2012, 1:09 PM 5,232 Views 99 Comments

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

Eucharistic Congress abandons plans to screen Euro 2012 games for pilgrims
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Eucharistic Congress abandons plans to screen Euro 2012 games for pilgrims

Jun 9th 2012, 12:28 PM 3,374 Views 34 Comments

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

Pope Benedict will not attend Eucharistic Congress in Dublin
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Pope Benedict will not attend Eucharistic Congress in Dublin

Apr 7th 2012, 12:25 PM 5,288 Views 131 Comments

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

No update on whether Pope will visit Ireland for Congress
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No update on whether Pope will visit Ireland for Congress

Mar 14th 2012, 3:33 PM 2,103 Views 107 Comments

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.

Pope Benedict ‘vigorously rings bell’ to promote Eucharistic Congress
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Pope Benedict ‘vigorously rings bell’ to promote Eucharistic Congress

Mar 14th 2012, 12:07 PM 3,068 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Feb 5th 2012, 9:15 AM 4,866 Views 90 Comments

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

Ireland matches to be screened for faithful fans at Eucharistic Congress
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Ireland matches to be screened for faithful fans at Eucharistic Congress

Jan 13th 2012, 10:41 AM 2,224 Views 5 Comments

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