Archbishop faces up to crisis in the Church

The Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, reveals the changes he is making to help the Church through turbulent times.

7th July, 2005

It's almost exactly two years since Diarmuid Martin took over as Coadjutor Archbishop of Dublin.

It's been quite a culture shock for the former Vatican high-flyer. From dealing with the problems of the world as permanent observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva, the 60-year-old Dubliner has had to come to grips with the more immediate issues of diocesan finances, the shortage of priests and the vexed question of clerical sex abuse.

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