Pastoral Response to Pope’s Letter

To mark the first anniversary of the Pope’s Pastoral Letter to the Catholics of Ireland the Irish bishops have published a pastoral esponse ‘Towards Healing and Renewal’.  This outlines the different undertakings that the bishops are making in response to the survivors of abuse.


Towards Healing and Renewal: A Pastoral Response

Cardinal Seán Brady’s message on the publication of ‘Towards Healing and Renewal’

 Video with excerpts from the Pope’s Pastoral Letter

The Pastoral Letter of Pope Benedict XVI to the Catholics of Ireland

Read more about the response to the Pope’s Letter or make your own response

Vatican statement at the conclusion of the first phase of the Apostolic Visit to the Irish Church, 6 June 2011