Launch of the Meaning of Marriage

Press Release – Friday, 24 April 2015 – Immediate

Attn: Newsdesks, Photodesks and Religious Affairs Correspondents

Launch of

The Catholic Communications Office of the Irish Bishops’ Conference has launched a new website  This website will host relevant material which has been published by the Irish Bishops’ Conference, its councils, and by individual bishops.


Content on the new website includes:

  • the Irish Bishops’ pastoral statement The Meaning of Marriage;
  • Marriage is important – reflect before you change it, a statement issued by the Irish Bishops’ Conference on March 10 at their Spring General Meeting;
  • The Meaning of Marriage weekly newsletters published by the Catholic Communications Office;
  • marriage and family prayers;
  • recent statements and homilies;
  • comments by Pope Francis on marriage and family.


For media contact: Catholic Communications Office Maynooth: Martin Long 00353 (0) 86 172 7678



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