Bishops’ meeting at a retreat house, Swords, County Dublin. The themes of meeting is the role of the laity in the church and the work of the bishops' conference.

Report shows the meeting in progress where Cardinal Martini of Milan was the key note speaker.

Interview with Bishop Joseph Cassidy on the role of women in the church.

Picket outside the retreat house led by the Reverend Pat Buckley of Larne against dictatorship by the hierarchy in the church.

The reporter is Conor Fennell.

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