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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)

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The Breadline 2016 by Muriel Brandt shows nuns feeding Dublin's poor

In the blaze of battle during the Easter Rising priests set up confessionals, took in the wounded and administered last rites

The Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Paul Tighe at St Peter's Basilica
(Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Speaking at the end of Mass, Bishop Paul Tighe said he had been ‘called to service’ by his faith

A sneak preview of this week's magazine

Sneak a peak at this week’s magazine

Pope Francis embraces a young man in a wheelchair during the World Meeting of Families. The next event will take place in Dublin (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

It is not known whether Pope Francis will attend

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

The Papal Cross in Phoenix Park, Dublin: Mass attendance stands at around 18 per cent (PA)

The economic crisis, corruption and political dysfunction have left the Irish longing for a vision of society that has more to it than property prices. Is the Church up to the challenge?

Blessed John Henry Newman wrote the Dream of Gerontius

A new book shows that Blessed John Henry Newman was a man of action and an indefatigable administrator

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin (PA Photo)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin speaks at child safeguarding conference