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The corny but hilarious Irish sitcom depicts the Church as a natural part of everyday life

The landmark ruling has ramifications for the abortion debate in Ireland

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

The All Ireland Rally for Life was not met with the kind of bewilderment that greets pro-life marches in the rest of the UK

Six Catholics were shot at the Loughinisland pub while watching a World Cup match in 1994

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Bishop William Crean said Catholics must respond positively to hostility from politicians and the media

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said the Pope hopes to attend but his participation cannot be confirmed at this stage

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