Pastoral Letter of Pope Benedict XVI PDF Print E-mail

Papal coat of armsThe Holy Father has addressed a Pastoral Letter to Catholics in Ireland following revelations regarding the Church in recent times. Pope Benedict XVI has asked that the Letter be read with an open heart and in a spirit of faith. Parishioners are encouraged to take time to prayerfully reflect upon the text.

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Download extracts from the Pastoral Letter (PDF)

Download Prayer for the Church in Ireland (PDF)

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