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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 15,714 Views 90 Comments

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

'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 39,580 Views 35 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 29,995 Views 84 Comments

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

Priests told to have another national collection to help make up €4m deficit in fundraising for Pope visit
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Priests told to have another national collection to help make up €4m deficit in fundraising for Pope visit

Oct 30th 2018, 12:00 PM 42,522 Views 98 Comments

Bishop Kevin Doran blamed negative media coverage in the run up to the event for the shortfall.

'A country transformed': How the world's media covered the pope's Irish visit
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'A country transformed': How the world's media covered the pope's Irish visit

Aug 27th 2018, 8:18 AM 56,682 Views 64 Comments

Correspondents came to Ireland to witness how the Pope would be received.

‘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 24,608 Views 51 Comments

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

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 432,879 Views 434 Comments

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

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 33,472 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Your bumper guide to getting around Dublin during the Pope's visit
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Your bumper guide to getting around Dublin during the Pope's visit

Aug 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 62,628 Views 47 Comments

The scale of closures and diversions are unlike any seen in the city in recent times.

Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS
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Halligan says Church teaching on homosexuality 'evil' as LGBT issues under spotlight at RDS

Updated Aug 23rd 2018, 4:50 PM 25,618 Views 112 Comments

Inside the venue, high-profile US Jesuit Fr James Martin said parishes needed to do more to include LGBT Catholics.

Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families
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Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families

Aug 23rd 2018, 3:31 PM 39,401 Views 71 Comments

The best-available medical evidence consistently refutes the claims made in the leaflet.

Pope dolls and stained-glass Skodas: Day 1 at the World Meeting of Families
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Pope dolls and stained-glass Skodas: Day 1 at the World Meeting of Families

Aug 22nd 2018, 6:54 PM 24,620 Views 45 Comments

Catholics from around the world began to gather at the RDS this morning – here’s how it played out.

Three days out from visit, Pope Francis confirmed for parade through Dublin city centre
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Three days out from visit, Pope Francis confirmed for parade through Dublin city centre

Aug 22nd 2018, 11:43 AM 41,498 Views 194 Comments

Gardaí expect 100,000 people to come out to see the Pope in the city centre.

'Choose life': World Meeting of Families to talk homelessness, addiction and the LGBT community today
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'Choose life': World Meeting of Families to talk homelessness, addiction and the LGBT community today

Aug 22nd 2018, 9:08 AM 14,213 Views 70 Comments

The event gets under way in earnest at the RDS today, ahead of the Pope’s visit on Saturday.

'Young people are the future': Pope issues message to Irish people ahead of visit
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'Young people are the future': Pope issues message to Irish people ahead of visit

Aug 21st 2018, 8:28 PM 16,248 Views 133 Comments

He also said he was “excited to return” to Ireland, having lived in Dublin previously.

Diversions, alternate stops and no real-time info: Buses set for disruption during papal visit
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Diversions, alternate stops and no real-time info: Buses set for disruption during papal visit

Aug 21st 2018, 6:19 PM 24,886 Views 30 Comments

Bus Éireann says it is making 800 trips to and from the capital on Sunday

Poll: Does the Pope's letter go far enough?
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Poll: Does the Pope's letter go far enough?

Aug 21st 2018, 10:05 AM 19,906 Views 82 Comments

Yesterday the Pope wrote a letter to all Catholics insisting that “no effort must be spared” to prevent instances of clerical abuse from happening.

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'The Pope has to speak frankly about our past'
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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: 'The Pope has to speak frankly about our past'

Aug 19th 2018, 11:11 AM 11,660 Views 111 Comments

The Archbishop of Dublin was speaking with less than a week to go until Pope Francis visits Ireland.

Mascots, bakers, and ironing mammies: here's what the 13,000 papal visit volunteers will be up to
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Mascots, bakers, and ironing mammies: here's what the 13,000 papal visit volunteers will be up to

Aug 18th 2018, 9:00 PM 19,669 Views 52 Comments

It’s the first time a Pontiff will visit Ireland in over four decades, and thousands are needed to keep the show running.

Poll: Will you attend a World Meeting of Families event?
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Poll: Will you attend a World Meeting of Families event?

Aug 18th 2018, 6:32 PM 27,770 Views 97 Comments

Or will you be sitting this one out?

US cardinal facing calls to resign cancels appearance at World Meeting of Families
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US cardinal facing calls to resign cancels appearance at World Meeting of Families

Aug 18th 2018, 4:14 PM 21,950 Views 67 Comments

Donald Wuerl was due to speak on Wednesday.

'It needs to be more than sorry': Archbishop wants Pope to meet abuse victims during Irish visit
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'It needs to be more than sorry': Archbishop wants Pope to meet abuse victims during Irish visit

Updated Aug 17th 2018, 9:08 AM 25,755 Views 84 Comments

The comments from the Church come ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland next week.

Vatican's child protection chair Sean O'Malley withdraws from World Meeting of Families event
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Vatican's child protection chair Sean O'Malley withdraws from World Meeting of Families event

Aug 16th 2018, 7:48 AM 20,181 Views 80 Comments

He was due to chair a panel on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults on 24 August.

Chairs of the faithful: Commemorative Pope Francis seats go on sale ahead of Phoenix Park mass
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Chairs of the faithful: Commemorative Pope Francis seats go on sale ahead of Phoenix Park mass

Aug 14th 2018, 3:28 PM 36,952 Views 60 Comments

The chair, made from 100% recyclable cardboard, can withhold a weight of up to 100kg.

Catholic LGBT group denied spot at World Meeting decides against protesting Pope's visit
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Catholic LGBT group denied spot at World Meeting decides against protesting Pope's visit

Aug 14th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,190 Views 80 Comments

We Are Church Ireland says most of its members are indifferent to the visit.

'I never gave a damn what the Church thought about me being gay'
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'I never gave a damn what the Church thought about me being gay'

Aug 8th 2018, 5:01 PM 27,244 Views 63 Comments

Rory Cowan says people who disagree with the Roman Catholic Church’s teachings on gay people should refuse to engage with the institution.

Nearly 10,000 sign petition calling on pro-LGBT priest to to be disinvited from Dublin papal event
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Nearly 10,000 sign petition calling on pro-LGBT priest to to be disinvited from Dublin papal event

Aug 8th 2018, 6:01 AM 38,210 Views 116 Comments

Father James Martin has long advocated the benefits of having LGBT people in the church.

Extra trains to be put on for Pope's visit to Phoenix Park
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Extra trains to be put on for Pope's visit to Phoenix Park

Aug 6th 2018, 5:50 PM 19,931 Views 112 Comments

Irish Rail has also laid on special services from Westport, Ballina and Athlone to/from Claremorris for the Knock shrine event on Sunday 26 August.

Mass on the day of the Pope's visit 'a decision for individual parishes'
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Mass on the day of the Pope's visit 'a decision for individual parishes'

Aug 5th 2018, 8:30 AM 15,841 Views 61 Comments

“Those decisions will be made depending on resources available to them.”

Andrea Bocelli confirmed to perform for Pope at Croke Park
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Andrea Bocelli confirmed to perform for Pope at Croke Park

Aug 3rd 2018, 9:06 PM 22,836 Views 96 Comments

Bocelli previously performed for Pope Francis in Philadelphia during the last World Meeting of Families in 2015.

Colm O'Gorman: Pope should 'tell the damn truth' about abuse cover-up when he's here
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Colm O'Gorman: Pope should 'tell the damn truth' about abuse cover-up when he's here

Updated Aug 2nd 2018, 3:00 PM 35,816 Views 234 Comments

A demonstration of solidarity with those who have been abused is being organised to coincide with the Pope’s visit.

Tickets for Pope's Mass not sent out because of concerns that too many cars will be coming to Dublin
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Tickets for Pope's Mass not sent out because of concerns that too many cars will be coming to Dublin

Aug 1st 2018, 12:01 PM 22,001 Views 89 Comments

500,000 tickets were made available for the Phoenix Park mass.

Another Catholic LGBT group complains requests to be part of Pope's visit ignored
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Another Catholic LGBT group complains requests to be part of Pope's visit ignored

Jul 26th 2018, 8:54 AM 14,363 Views 120 Comments

The Global Network of Rainbow Catholics says it feels “completely ignored” by the World Meeting of Families.

Catholic LGBT group 'ignored and discriminated against' by organisers of Pope's visit
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Catholic LGBT group 'ignored and discriminated against' by organisers of Pope's visit

Jul 23rd 2018, 3:38 PM 22,008 Views 117 Comments

We Are Church Ireland wanted to have a stand in the RDS for next month’s pastoral congress.

Concert for Pope to feature Riverdance, Daniel O'Donnell and 'one of the largest stages ever' in Croke Park
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Concert for Pope to feature Riverdance, Daniel O'Donnell and 'one of the largest stages ever' in Croke Park

Jul 19th 2018, 3:15 PM 34,184 Views 32 Comments

Pope Francis arrives in Ireland on 25 August.

People who are binning tickets to see the Pope are 'wrong, petty and mean-spirited' says Taoiseach
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People who are binning tickets to see the Pope are 'wrong, petty and mean-spirited' says Taoiseach

Jun 28th 2018, 7:57 AM 33,662 Views 137 Comments

Varadkar added the move was “not legitimate protest”.

Tickets for the Pope's visit to Knock booked out in just four hours
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Tickets for the Pope's visit to Knock booked out in just four hours

Jun 25th 2018, 5:47 PM 42,899 Views 245 Comments

Francis will visit Ireland for two days in August.

Roamin’ Catholics: How to get a ticket to see the Pope in Dublin or Knock
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Roamin’ Catholics: How to get a ticket to see the Pope in Dublin or Knock

Jun 12th 2018, 6:01 AM 39,861 Views 59 Comments

If you think you can just show up to the Pope’s Mass, think again.

The Pope's Phoenix Park mass will have a capacity of 600,000
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The Pope's Phoenix Park mass will have a capacity of 600,000

Jun 8th 2018, 9:11 PM 48,952 Views 193 Comments

Just a small gathering, so.

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