20Jan ACP respond to Archbishop’s ‘ad limina’ comments and the letter of the bishops to the ACP

The leadership team of the ACP have issued a strong response to comments made about the state of the catholic church in Ireland by Archbishop Eamon Martin. They say that the Archbishop’s 'ad limina" comments 'bear little relationship to the realities of Irish Church life today'.
They have also commented on the letter received from the Irish bishops' conference. The letter is seen as an attempt to 'pull the plug’ on engagement with the ACP and 'to still the voice of an association that represents over a third of Irish priests (1000-plus) who are prepared to name important and difficult truths at a critical time for the Irish Church.'

20Jan Jan. 20, 2017. Friday, Week 2

Saints Fabian and Sebastian, martyrs

1st Reading: Hebrews 8:6-13

Mediator of a new covenant

But Jesus has now obtained a more excellent ministry, and to that degree he is the mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted through …




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