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

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

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

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 Irish Church is defying its own reputation, too

Archbishop Martin welcomes more than 12,000 pilgrims from 120 countries

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

Pope blesses and rings a small brass bell that has been on tour across Ireland for nearly a year

Delegate of Eucharistic Congress says there are contingency plans in case Benedict XVI does visit