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The Irish novelist and short-story writer has died – his books are well worth discovering, if you haven’t already

The theme chosen by Pope Francis for the World Meeting is ‘The Gospel of the Family – Joy for the World’

A priest explains how he brought his parish from ‘in the red’ into the light


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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