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Cardinal Seán Brady (PA)

Marie Kane described the meeting with Pontiff as a “huge vindication”

Michael Harvey, who died in agony in 1919 (CNS)

Mary Teresa Connor describes how the First World War took an unbearable toll on her close-knit Irish Catholic family

Youths stand by a bonfire, on the eve of John the Baptist day in Croatia (AP)

Riotous bonfires, a special mass and celebratory feasting should be at the heart of the ‘Summer Christmas’

Archbishop Charles Brown in St Peter's Basilica (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop Brown says younger Catholics are showing ‘renewed enthusiasm’ for the faith

Jackie Kennedy and JFK with their children and pets (PA)

Kennedy wrote the letters to Father Joseph Leonard between 1950 and 1964

Pope Francis waves as he appears for yesterday's Regina Caeli address (AP)

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Jackie Kennedy (PA)

All Catholics have the right to speak to their pastors in the strictest confidence

John and Jacqueline Kennedy pictured leaving a church (PA)

Letters exchanged by Kennedy and priest to be auctioned in Dublin in June

Isabella was granted the title ‘the Catholic’ by a papal bull in 1496. Her Cause was launched in 1958 in the Diocese of Valladolid, where she died in 1504

Those promoting Queen Isabella’s Cause can’t ignore the horrendous suffering she imposed on the Jewish people

Kelly Reilly and Brendan Gleeson in Calvary Below: Gleeson and Chris O'Dowd

John Michael McDonagh has found his very own De Niro in Brendan Gleeson