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What does being made in God’s image mean if not that, by giving us intelligence, God made us mini-creators who could and should rule our own world?

India is one of the countries hardest-hit by Covid-19 with more than four million recorded cases and 74,000 deaths. The Indian Catholic Bishops Confer(...)

Carmel Callis: “When it was no longer possible to attend the choir Carmel continued to sing every day at home”

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Caroline Costello: ‘You don’t get [the support] for ever but they seem to know when you need it.’ Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon

Carmel Costello was “a very young” 73-year-old when she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2016. It marked the beginning of a long interaction wi(...)

College students crowded the beaches of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 11th. Some US students who travelled to spring break destinations are now testing positive for the coronavirus. Photograph: Saul Martinez/New York Times

Two weeks ago, amid the coronavirus pandemic, about 70 students from the University of Texas in Austin partied in Mexico on a spring break. The studen(...)

Teachers Ciara Weir (left), computer teacher, and Cathy Kehoe, English and ICT, prepare for online classes  at Mount Carmel Secondary School, King’s Inns Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

School principal Gerry Cullen was sitting at his desk on Thursday morning when teachers began to gather around with mobile phones in hand. The breaki(...)

Irish woman Carmel Snow, who was editor of Harper’s Bazaar. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

The recently widowed Annie White was charged with managing the Irish Village Concession at the 1893 Chicago World Fair following the untimely death of(...)

The SDLP’s Claire Hanna after winning the Belfast South seat this morning. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

It was no shock that Claire Hanna won Belfast South for the SDLP, defeating the outgoing DUP MP Emma Little-Pengelly, but it was the scale of her vict(...)

Carmel McDonnell Byrne at the Christine Buckley Centre for Education and Support offices in Dublin city centre ahead of her retirement on May 30th. Photograph: Laura Hutton/ The Irish Times

For years Carmel McDonnell Byrne was the woman behind Christine Buckley, a quiet figure who has fought many battles over 20 years in the cause of thos(...)

Rafi Eitan, who was a member of the Mossad team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in 1960. He was a legend in Israel because so many feats of espionage and international intrigue seemed to bear his fingerprints. Photograph: Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images

Rafi Eitan, the Israeli spymaster who commanded the Nazi-hunting team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina, and many years later was unmasked as (...)

Soldiers inspect vehicles in Zamboanga, in the Philippines, the gateway to the southern islands of Jolo and Basilan. Photograph: Jes Aznar/New York Times

Across the islands of the southern Philippines, the black flag of Islamic State is flying over what the group considers its East Asia province. Men in(...)

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