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Delia Maguire tells Francis Phillips that, after the abuse crisis, the Church in Ireland will never be the same again

The Sister who gave up privilege to walk with the downtrodden can counter Irish prejudice against nuns today

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

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

The laundries were tough places, undoubtedly. But there was no sexual abuse and no physical punishment

Bishops respond to government plan to legalise abortion in limited circumstances

It has shown we Irish Catholics can put aside our bitterness about abuse and rejoice in what unites all the world’s faithful

Amazing stories of forgiveness and cheerfulness in the face of heartbreaking loss is making us appreciate our lot in life

Ireland has seen two nasty extremes: fawning over and hatred of priests. The solution lies in rediscovering what the priesthood is about