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President Michael D Higgins presented Pope Francis with a commissioned sculpture to signify a ‘call to action’ on climate change

Irish society is being ‘hugely impacted by secularisation,’ Archbishop Eamon Martin said

The beatification of Fr John Sullivan, a Jesuit famed for for the power of his prayers, will take place in Dublin later this month

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

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

The beatification of Fr John Sullivan SJ will be the first ever held in Ireland

the late Bishop Eamonn Casey

The sins of the late bishop are an important part of his life story, but so is his journey to redemption

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The Irish Church has lost its fervour, yet retains its fierce independence. But without outside intervention, it will continue to flounder

Cardinal Connell spent 16 years leading the Archdiocese of Dublin

26 bishops visited the Vatican for the ‘ad limina’ visit