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Phoenix Park gates to be rehung this summer nearly three years after Pope Francis visit
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Phoenix Park gates to be rehung this summer nearly three years after Pope Francis visit

Apr 6th 2021, 9:19 AM 38,827 Views 51 Comments

The OPW said it was hopeful the €800,000 plus refurbishment would be completed by the end of July.

Pope prays for Iraq’s war dead in Mosul on last day of tour
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Pope prays for Iraq’s war dead in Mosul on last day of tour

Mar 7th 2021, 8:24 AM 8,062 Views 7 Comments

The pontiff was due to celebrate an open-air Mass on the last day of his visit.

Iraqi Shiite leader says Christians should live 'in security and peace' after meeting Pope Francis
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Iraqi Shiite leader says Christians should live 'in security and peace' after meeting Pope Francis

Updated Mar 6th 2021, 8:47 AM 30,581 Views 43 Comments

Pope Francis met with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Iraq today.

Pope Francis arrives in Iraq for first papal visit amid pandemic and security concerns
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Pope Francis arrives in Iraq for first papal visit amid pandemic and security concerns

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 12:15 PM 21,644 Views 46 Comments

Foreign minister Fuad Hussein said Iraqis were eager to welcome Francis’s ‘message of peace and tolerance’.

Scouting Ireland announces organiser of Pope Francis visit as new CEO
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Scouting Ireland announces organiser of Pope Francis visit as new CEO

Oct 11th 2019, 8:16 PM 17,049 Views 30 Comments

Anne Griffin will take over from Dr John Lawlor, who has headed the organisation since 2012.

Pope Francis makes historic visit to United Arab Emirates
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Pope Francis makes historic visit to United Arab Emirates

Feb 4th 2019, 7:16 AM 12,266 Views 29 Comments

His trip culminates tomorrow with the first-ever papal Mass on the Arabian Peninsula.

8km tailbacks, a €76,000 catering bill and a 36-hour visit: the numbers behind Pope Francis' visit to Ireland
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8km tailbacks, a €76,000 catering bill and a 36-hour visit: the numbers behind Pope Francis' visit to Ireland

Dec 31st 2018, 12:00 PM 15,719 Views 90 Comments

The pope’s two-day visit was one of the most widely anticipated events of the year.

Taoiseach's constituency office contacted DCC over objections to Papal visit
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Taoiseach's constituency office contacted DCC over objections to Papal visit

Dec 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 23,250 Views 22 Comments

An objection sent to the Taoiseach said road closures inflicted ‘unnecessary hardship on local residents’.

'Pure sectarian hatred' or 'totally biased pro-Catholic coverage': Complaints to RTÉ over papal visit
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'Pure sectarian hatred' or 'totally biased pro-Catholic coverage': Complaints to RTÉ over papal visit

Nov 20th 2018, 12:05 AM 39,585 Views 34 Comments

Documents released show that RTÉ received nearly 1,000 pieces of “feedback” over its coverage.

Katherine Zappone warned Tánaiste that using State funds for Pope visit 'undermined' work for LGTBI+ rights
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Katherine Zappone warned Tánaiste that using State funds for Pope visit 'undermined' work for LGTBI+ rights

Nov 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 30,025 Views 84 Comments

An email released under the Freedom of Information Act shows how Zappone had ‘very serious’ concerns ahead of the visit.

Contractor was asked to install papal road markings in Dublin for free over concerns about cost
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Contractor was asked to install papal road markings in Dublin for free over concerns about cost

Oct 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 43,624 Views 29 Comments

The markings were located at the Capuchin Day Centre and read: “Welcome Pope Francis” and “Fáilte a Phapa Prionsias”.

Majority of people think Pope Francis 'didn't go far enough' on child abuse during Irish visit
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Majority of people think Pope Francis 'didn't go far enough' on child abuse during Irish visit

Aug 28th 2018, 7:19 AM 11,011 Views 29 Comments

That’s according to an Ipsos MRBI poll for the Irish Times.

Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?
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Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?

Aug 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 18,682 Views 48 Comments

The papal visit saw many headlines about clerical abuse and about how survivor groups were unhappy with the Church’s response to it.

Over one million people tuned in to watch Pope Francis in Ireland on RTÉ One
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Over one million people tuned in to watch Pope Francis in Ireland on RTÉ One

Aug 27th 2018, 9:28 PM 18,775 Views 149 Comments

An average of 535,000 viewers watched the full Papal Mass on RTÉ One in the Republic of Ireland on Sunday.

'Hopefully it brings us luck': The Pope's Skoda is being donated to a homeless hub
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'Hopefully it brings us luck': The Pope's Skoda is being donated to a homeless hub

Aug 27th 2018, 2:35 PM 25,362 Views 61 Comments

The “SCV 1″ number plate, which stands for Vatican city, will be changed.

'Exposure to infectious diseases deeply worrying': Soldiers forced to bed down close to needles in Phoenix Park
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'Exposure to infectious diseases deeply worrying': Soldiers forced to bed down close to needles in Phoenix Park

Aug 27th 2018, 12:45 PM 57,190 Views 93 Comments

The Permanent Defence Forces Representative Association says it intends to fully investigate with its members in the coming days.

Zappone confirms she told pope about children's bodies in sewage system of Tuam home
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Zappone confirms she told pope about children's bodies in sewage system of Tuam home

Aug 27th 2018, 10:19 AM 45,093 Views 66 Comments

After meeting Minister Zappone the Pope referenced the encounter in a speech.

Pope Francis 'will not say a word' about allegations he ignored abuse claims against US cardinal
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Pope Francis 'will not say a word' about allegations he ignored abuse claims against US cardinal

Aug 27th 2018, 7:14 AM 24,459 Views 73 Comments

The claims were made in a letter by former Vatican envoy Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano.

‘Stand For Truth’ crowd marched in silence to remember abuse survivors as Papal Mass took place
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‘Stand For Truth’ crowd marched in silence to remember abuse survivors as Papal Mass took place

Aug 26th 2018, 8:20 PM 24,640 Views 51 Comments

Demonstrators held a rally beforehand at Parnell Street in Dublin city centre.

Pope to Irish bishops: Way Church confronts abuse 'can offer an example to society as a whole'
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Pope to Irish bishops: Way Church confronts abuse 'can offer an example to society as a whole'

Aug 26th 2018, 6:12 PM 23,994 Views 123 Comments

The pope met with the bishops before heading to the airport.

Under 130,000 people attend Papal Mass in Phoenix Park
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Under 130,000 people attend Papal Mass in Phoenix Park

Updated Aug 26th 2018, 5:29 PM 433,042 Views 434 Comments

500,000 tickets were distributed for the Mass earlier this summer.

'We ask pardon for all the abuses' Pope Francis tells Mass in unscripted remarks
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'We ask pardon for all the abuses' Pope Francis tells Mass in unscripted remarks

Aug 26th 2018, 3:37 PM 28,035 Views 92 Comments

He has been criticised for not going far enough in his comments this weekend.

Corless 'disappointed' pope didn't mention Tuam, says abuse survivors need more than prayers
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Corless 'disappointed' pope didn't mention Tuam, says abuse survivors need more than prayers

Aug 26th 2018, 3:27 PM 15,484 Views 40 Comments

A vigil to remember babies who died at the home is being held this afternoon.

Coveney says pope has recognised 'magnitude' of abuse but action is now needed
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Coveney says pope has recognised 'magnitude' of abuse but action is now needed

Aug 26th 2018, 1:49 PM 10,666 Views 40 Comments

The Tánaiste said Pope Francis is “clearly angered” by what took place.

Explainer: What were the 'strange occurrences' that turned Knock into a global pilgrimage site?
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Explainer: What were the 'strange occurrences' that turned Knock into a global pilgrimage site?

Aug 26th 2018, 10:00 AM 41,770 Views 108 Comments

Pope Francis is visiting today – but what’s reputed to have happened in the Mayo village?

8km tailbacks in Mayo as Knock prepares for pope visit
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8km tailbacks in Mayo as Knock prepares for pope visit

Aug 26th 2018, 8:47 AM 31,644 Views 47 Comments

The pope will visit the shrine this morning ahead of his Phoenix Park Mass.

Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal
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Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal

Aug 26th 2018, 8:42 AM 37,773 Views 20 Comments

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has called on Pope Francis to resign.

Going to the pope's Mass today? Here's what you need to know
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Going to the pope's Mass today? Here's what you need to know

Aug 26th 2018, 6:30 AM 33,475 Views 35 Comments

About 500,000 people are expected to attend the event.

Accountability, not apologies: Survivor calls for justice at 'separate Church and State' event
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Accountability, not apologies: Survivor calls for justice at 'separate Church and State' event

Aug 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,949 Views 11 Comments

Darren McGavin called for senior Church figures who did not report abusers to be held to account.

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As it happened: Day 1 of pope's visit comes to an end with Croke Park concert

Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say
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Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say

Aug 25th 2018, 9:10 PM 75,214 Views 118 Comments

The pope met a group of eight survivors this evening.

'Pope Francis holy water' selling well at one stall - but flag vendors report quiet day
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'Pope Francis holy water' selling well at one stall - but flag vendors report quiet day

Aug 25th 2018, 8:32 PM 28,682 Views 45 Comments

Vendors selling Vatican flags reported a slow day, as Pope Francis visited Dublin.

'That was a bit too fast': Popemobile travels through Dublin with unanticipated haste
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'That was a bit too fast': Popemobile travels through Dublin with unanticipated haste

Aug 25th 2018, 5:33 PM 80,103 Views 69 Comments

Large crowds turned out for the parade, including groups of protesters.

'Like Electric Picnic ten times over': 'Young people of Ireland' tell us about Pope's 1979 visit
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'Like Electric Picnic ten times over': 'Young people of Ireland' tell us about Pope's 1979 visit

Aug 25th 2018, 3:20 PM 3,018 Views 1 Comment

And will they be seeing him this time?

Pope's failure to apologise to victims is a shameful deflection of responsibility says Colm O'Gorman
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Pope's failure to apologise to victims is a shameful deflection of responsibility says Colm O'Gorman

Aug 25th 2018, 1:52 PM 22,138 Views 94 Comments

O’Gorman, who was among the invited guests at the castle, tweeted in response to the pontiff’s words.

Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech
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Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech

Updated Aug 25th 2018, 1:36 PM 69,548 Views 145 Comments

Pope Francis is expected to meet survivors of clerical abuse during his two-day visit.

Sky News thinks Pope Francis is currently in England, and Twitter is fairly baffled
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Sky News thinks Pope Francis is currently in England, and Twitter is fairly baffled

Aug 25th 2018, 1:26 PM 16,545 Views 2 Comments

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Varadkar says 'there is much to be done to get justice' for Church abuse survivors
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Varadkar says 'there is much to be done to get justice' for Church abuse survivors

Aug 25th 2018, 12:40 PM 21,042 Views 70 Comments

In a speech delivered at an event attended by Pope Francis, the Taoiseach spoke about the “dark aspects of the Catholic Church’s history”.

'Welcome to Pope Francis ... but' - Ha'penny Bridge demonstration marks pope's arrival
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'Welcome to Pope Francis ... but' - Ha'penny Bridge demonstration marks pope's arrival

Aug 25th 2018, 11:24 AM 50,179 Views 108 Comments

People were demonstrating about LGBT issues, women’s ordination and clerical abuse.

Photos of people who spoke out about Church abuse projected onto Dublin buildings
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Photos of people who spoke out about Church abuse projected onto Dublin buildings

Aug 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 18,403 Views 27 Comments

Pope Francis is expected to meet survivors of clerical abuse this weekend.

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