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The Eucharistic Congress is promoting the awareness that Irish Catholics are not the only ones that suffer in the world

Pilgrims in Dublin who are not put off by a bit of rain (CNS photo)

Amazing stories of forgiveness and cheerfulness in the face of heartbreaking loss is making us appreciate our lot in life

Only a proper understanding of the priesthood will renew the Irish Church

Cardinal Ouellet, papal legate, leads a Eucharistic procession at the Congress (PA photo)

Ireland has seen two nasty extremes: fawning over and hatred of priests. The solution lies in rediscovering what the priesthood is about

In Dublin young families are inspired by august intellectuals who don’t mince their words

Cardinal Brady described the columnist John Waters as a 'great man' (Photo: IEC2012)

Parents hear talks by David Quinn on the crisis of the family and John Waters on finding religion (and learning to pray on his knees)

The Congress is flying in the face of modern Irish culture – and is all the better for it

Young people take part in a parade at the Congress's opening Mass (CNS photo)

The Irish Church is defying its own reputation, too

Pilgrims who have come to Dublin are already re-invigorating Ireland’s faithful

Altar servers lead the procession at the conclusion of the opening Mass (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The 50th International Eucharistic Congress offers us Irish Catholics the chance to re-root our faith

Ten Catholic women who changed the world

Edith Stein, St Teresa of Avila, St Thérèse of Lisieux and St Catherine of Siena are depicted in a stained-glass window in Montauk, New York (Photo: CNS)

Mary O’Regan profiles 10 Catholic women who transformed the planet with their holiness, untiring work and incredible creativity

Ten amazing Catholics of the year

Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan’s minister for minorities and a Catholic, was ambushed, shot and killed by gunmen on March 2

Mary O’Regan profiles 10 Catholics around the world who showed extraordinary courage, skill and determination during 2011

Meet ten amazing young Catholics

Paschal Uche welcomes the Pope (Photo: CNS)

Mary O’Regan profiles ten young people from different walks of life who are living out their Catholic faith in extraordinary ways

Ten Catholics doing amazing work

Fr Patrick Desbois has dedicated his life to seeking out witnesses to Nazi mass executions in Ukrainian villages (CNS photo/ Debbie Hill)

Mary O’Regan profiles 10 Catholics who are quietly using their talents in the service of others in an astonishing variety of fields

The 21st-century ‘saint’ you’ve never heard of

Salesian priest Fr John Lee Tae-seok blesses a child in Sudan

Fr John Lee Tae-soek was once so scared of lepers that he hid from them, but he became their champion