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‘Ireland Stand Up’ is leading a powerful grassroots campaign to reverse the closure of Ireland’s embassy to the Holy See: the politicians will now retreat

And Benedict XVI will once more weave his magic at a great papal Mass

Pope ‘may still visit Ireland next year’ despite diplomatic tensions

Delegate of Eucharistic Congress says there are contingency plans in case Benedict XVI does visit

Ireland to close embassy to Holy See

Ireland’s foreign minister says closure is for economic reasons and is not related to the Cloyne report row

Sorry, Mr Weigel: the Irish Church has problems, but to call Ireland the ‘epicentre of European anti-Catholicism’ is simply wrong

There’s an obvious distinction between the governance of the Church and the essence of the faith

Another Irish nightmare: at Maynooth, they’re campaigning for abortion. But calm down; these days, there’s Maynooth and Maynooth

All the same, the story is all too symbolic of Irish life today

Debate: Is there any hope for Catholic Ireland?

Can removing bishops, redrawing dioceses and a papal visit next year lead the Irish Church towards renewal?

Vatican recalls nuncio to Ireland

Nuncio has been recalled so the Vatican can better respond to Cloyne scandal, says Vatican spokesman

The Taoiseach has just got it wrong. The Pope isn’t the problem: he is a major part of the solution

Both at the CDF and as Pope he has clearly directed that crimes must be reported to the civil authorities

Enda Kenny’s attack on the Vatican reflects ferocious public anger

Fr Lombardi’s response to the Cloyne scandal is legalistic: the Vatican still has serious questions to answer

Irish prime minister accuses Vatican of ‘narcissism’

Enda Kenny launches extraordinary attack on the Vatican in parliament, saying its policy on abuse is ‘calculated’ and ‘withering’