Archbishop calls on whole society to combat violence

The Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin is calling on all sectors of Irish society to work together to combat violence.

Launching a paper on the subject today, Archbishop Martin said there is a need for greater support structures for victims of violent crime.

The paper is critical of sections of the media, which it says glamorises violent criminals.

Archbishop Martin wants to see a more community based approach developed to tackle the problem.


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