Irish bishops, government clash over Covid restrictions
August 05, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Micheál Martin said that he does “not approve” of plans to hold First Communion and Confirmation ceremonies despite government lockdown restrictions. Archbishop Dermot Farrell of Dublin described the restrictions as “perplexing, as no such prohibitions are applied to other events.”
According to the report, five of the nation’s 22 bishops are “set to defy” the restrictions.
For all current news, visit our News home page.
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!