Visit of International Delegates to Dublin in preparation for IEC2012

Tuesday June 07, 2011

Delegates from almost 70 different countries travelled to Ireland on the 1st and 2nd of June for a meeting of the Pontifical Council for International Eucharistic Congress in All Hallows College in Dublin .

They heard from Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Eucharistic Congress organisers on how preparations for the International Congress were progressing. There were also detailed discussions and presentations from the International Congress Pontifical Committee and Theological Symposium.

The delegates from 70 different countries represented Albania, Angola, Arab Countries, Australia and New Zealand, Austria, Balkans, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, South Africa and Swaziland, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina-Faso, Cameroon, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, England and Wales, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Guinea, Hungary, India, Italy, Kenya, Korea, Lesotho, Lithuania, Namibia, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, Paraguay, Phillipines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Rep Dem Del Congo, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vatican, Vietnam, West Indies, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Log to our Media Centre and read Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin's address to the delegates, as well as that from Archbishop Piero Marini, President Pontifical Council for International Eucharistic Congresses.

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