Want to say something to the Pope about the church?

Priests and lay people from throughout the region are being given the opportunity to give their opinions on the catholic church in Ireland to Pope Francis.

The Association of Catholic Priests is holding meetings ahead of the papal visit to which priests and people are invited to say what they think Pope Francis should hear about the church in Ireland.

Fr Brendan Hoban, of the Association of Catholic Priests, says a lot of attention has been focussed on all the arrangements being made for the pope’s visit.

But he says the visit also provides an opportunity for the people to have their say: