Wednesday July 8, 2020

Controversial sect battles to keep Masses in Co Dublin house

The Palmarian Catholic Church splinter group has appealed to An Bord Pleanála against a Fingal Co Council ban on public worship at its Lusk base

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

21st June, 2020
Joseph Odermatt is listed as one of the owners of the Palmarian Catholic Church property in Lusk

A secretive Spanish sect is fighting to keep its place of worship in a house in Lusk, Co Dublin.

The Palmarian Catholic Church, a controversial splinter group which has been described as a cult, has been holding Masses in the rural house that it bought for €595,000 in 2016. The six-bedroom house is used by a Palmarian priest but a workshop has been converted into a place of worship, according to planning documents.

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