Sunday February 23, 2020

Archbishop suggested that Pope should visit Capuchin Day Centre

The Pope’s arrival at the centre yesterday to meet a group of around 80 men, women and children who regularly get hot meals there was another endorsement of its work

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
26th August, 2018
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin greets Pope Francis on his arrival at Dublin Airport yesterday morning Pic: Maxwells

It was the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, who suggested that Pope Francis visit the Capuchin Day Centre on Bow Street in Dublin.

The Pope’s arrival at the centre yesterday to meet a group of around 80 men, women and children who regularly get hot meals there was another endorsement of its work. Its manager, former detective garda Alan Bailey, said it was a charity that was close to Pope Francis’s heart.

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