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Archbishop Brown presents his credentials to Irish president Michael D Higgins

Archbishop Charles Brown, the Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, tells Mary O’Regan his faith truly came alive when trekking in Tibet

Fr Apostoli preaches at a Mass marking the end of preliminary research into the life of Archbishop Sheen (CNS)

As the heart of St John Vianney, patron of parish priests, visits England Mary O’Regan profiles 10 priests leading remarkable lives

Pilgrims inside Croke Park in Dublin during the Statio Orbis (PA photo)

It has shown we Irish Catholics can put aside our bitterness about abuse and rejoice in what unites all the world’s faithful

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

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

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)

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

The Irish Church is defying its own reputation, too

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

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

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

Ten amazing Catholics of the year

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