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Archbishop asks churches to ‘adhere strictly’ to health guidelines after breach

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has said there is no room for “self-dispensation” or “self-interpretation” regarding health guidelines in place to protect from Covid-19. He warned that attempts to jump the queue by “individuals or communities puts everyone at risk”. The statement came after reports that a parish in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, was allowing people to attend…

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Archbishop hopeful for early resumption of Masses

Archbishop Eamon Martin has written to clergy of the Armagh Archdiocese saying he hopes that the bishops’ plan for safe public liturgies will help the Church North and South to make the case for an early resumption of the public celebration of Mass and the Sacraments “in a measured and safe way”. Noting that this Sunday…

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GOAL reaches more than 10million with Covid-19 support

Irish humanitarian aid agency, GOAL, has reached more than 10 million vulnerable people with vital Covid-19 awareness messaging and supports across its 13 countries of operation since the start of the crisis in March. The agency said it has to date reached more than 9.5 million people with coronavirus media messaging in eight of its countries,…

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