Saint John

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The public acknowledgement by Pope Francis that nuns have been sexually abused by priests and bishops, is a welcome advance where that issue is concerned. Photograph: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Francis has taken two significant steps on the issue of sexual abuse in the past week. One was the decision to expel former US cardinal Theodore (...)

Dubliner Anthony Blackwell looks down on Marseille, where he works as a secondary school teacher
Welcome to my place . . . Marseille
  • Abroad
  • November 17, 2018, 06:00

Dubliner Anthony Blackwell, graduate of NUI Maynooth and Trinity College, lives in Marseille where he works as a secondary school teacher at the Inter(...)

The ice-skating rink at Patinoire de la Place D’Youville in Québec City.

It took the Carnaval de Québec for the penny to drop: confusing the festivities of winter for Christmas is as daft as mistaking autumn for Halloween. (...)

A bomb-disposal unit outside Old Trafford after the match between Manchester United and Bournemouth was abandoned. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

TV images of Old Trafford being evacuated yesterday when a suspect device was found once again offered a reminder about how even a bomb scare, let alo(...)