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Thanks to his unassuming personality and popularity, the Pontiff has a golden opportunity to change hearts and minds with a papal visit

How did St Patrick’s Day become such a successful ‘brand’?

MAGNIFICAT: The week ahead

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Archbishop says he is ‘seriously concerned’ by the slow way religious congregations have responded

St Brigid’s feast day was once a major date in the Irish social calendar

The offence of blasphemy was first introduced in Ireland in 1937

Archbishop Eamon Martin says says Church will put forward ‘a robust defence of the right to life’

The Confraternity of Catholic Clergy met in Rome this week

The Irish actor talks about Calvary, his own Catholic boyhood and his late-blooming career

The former president of Ireland will teach Irish Studies