Archbishop Diarmuid Martin performs the washing of the feet ceremony at Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral. Pope Francis said in January the Holy Thursday ritual should no longer be limited to men and boys. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Unitarian Church on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin will hold separate services today to commemorate the dead of 1916 and the Northern Ireland confli(...)

  Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: “I have heard of teachers themselves bringing food to supplement individual children in their class who come to school hungry.” 
Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Some people have asked why it is that in the face of the extraordinary demands for relief for people affected by disasters in the Philippines, Syria a(...)

Archbishop Michael Jackson (centre) and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin carry the Taize cross down Dame Street in Dublin during the Good Friday procession to the Pro-Cathedral. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Sectarianism is “alive and well” in Dublin, the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin, Michael Jackson, has said. Speaking at a colloqui(...)