Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will NOT send trainee priests to national seminary in Maynooth

Irish Mirror


The three students will be sent to the Irish college in Rome in the autumn

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will not be sending trainee priests to study at Maynooth’s national seminary the autumn.

The students for Dublin will instead be sent to the Irish college in Rome.

The move comes after it was reported seminarians at Maynooth had been using Grindr, a gay dating app, until recently.

Dublin Live reports that the Archbishop has denied that his decision is linked to the scandal, stating “I have my own reasons for doing this”.

But he added that he had made his decision “some months ago”.

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