Pope to hold giant mass in Dublin as abuse victims rally

Pope to hold giant mass in Dublin as abuse victims rallyPope Francis will visit an Irish shrine and hold a giant mass in Dublin on Sunday as he wraps up a visit overshadowed by abuse scandals and cover-ups in the Catholic Church. Francis is due to speak in front of some 500,000 faithful in Phoenix Park, as abuse victims and their supporters gather in a “Stand for Truth” rally in the city centre to demand justice. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Saturday urged the pope to take action against abuses and ensure justice for victims worldwide, while Francis admitted the Church’s “failure”.


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Pope Francis visits Dublin, a city split by Church sins

Pope Francis visits Dublin, a city split by Church sinsDevout Catholics and firebrand protestors rubbed shoulders on the streets of Dublin on Saturday as Pope Francis visited the city, stoking fresh debate on the Church and its role in covering up decades of abuse in Ireland. Supporters lined the streets outside Dublin Castle, cheering the pontiff as he waved back from the rear of a modest Skoda following his meeting with the heads of the Irish government and state. As bells rang out, Catholics — including a large Spanish contingent draped in flags of their country — waved banners reading “We Heart The Pope” and “Pope Francis, Together We Love You Forever”.


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UK's Harry and Meghan visit Dublin in first trip as married couple

UK's Harry and Meghan visit Dublin in first trip as married coupleBritain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan began a two-day visit to Dublin on Tuesday, their first trip abroad since their wedding in May. “Pleasure to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to government buildings at the start of their visit to Ireland,” Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Twitter, using the titles the Prince and the former Hollywood actress received on their marriage. Meghan, wearing a dark green Givenchy dress which appeared to have been chosen with Ireland’s national color in mind, and Prince Harry, in a dark suit and green tie, met Varadkar shortly after touching down in Dublin airport.


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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Touch Down in Dublin! See the Newlyweds' First Ever Airport Arrival

  1. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Touch Down in Dublin! See the Newlyweds’ First Ever Airport Arrival  PEOPLE.com
  2. Meghan Markle Makes This Wild Fascinator Look Chic At The Royal Air Force Celebrations  HuffPost
  3. Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in the Republic of Ireland  BBC News
  4. Style counsel: all eyes on the duchess for first foreign visit  Independent.ie
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