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Pope Francis talks with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Ireland must avoid repeating the mistakes of St John Paul II’s visit in 1979

Irish Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Maynooth is under scrutiny after misgivings about the life and governance of the institution

St. Patrick's College, Maynooth (CNS)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin made the decision after allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour

Anglican Archbishop Michael Jackson and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin lead an ecumenical Good Friday procession in Dublin (CNS photo/John Mc Elroy)

The trip would likely include the first ever papal visit to Northern Ireland

Forensic officers at the scene in Kilcronin Close, west Dublin, where a man was shot dead about two hours after a suspected dissident republican was murdered in a pub (PA)

The archbishop spoke out after two people were shot dead in two hours

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, blesses Pope Francis at the Vatican in June 16, 2014 (CNS)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 27/04/16

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, rapporteur of Circulus Anglicus 'B' (AP)

The full report of Circulus Anglicus ‘B’

Bishops arrive for a morning session of the family synod (AP)

Letters from the Synod: October 8, 2015

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin blesses the statue of Archbishop Fulton Sheen (CNS)

Irish sculptor Dony MacManus unveiled his work in progress artwork in Dublin this week

Votes are cast in Friday's referendum (PA)

L’Osservatore Romano responds to Ireland’s vote in favour of legalising same-sex marriage