Angelo Amato

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The tomb of Fr John O’Sullivan SJ during his beatification at St Francis Xavier’s church on Gardiner Street in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There were wristbands, portaloos and even merchandise on sale on Dublin’s Gardiner Street at the weekend. However, this wasn’t some inner-city music (...)

It should not happen in Ireland and certainly not in a year which commemorates the beginnings of the Reformation 500 years ago, when Martin Luther nai(...)

The late Fr John Sullivan: at age 35 he converted to Catholicism, and was ordained a Jesuit priest 11 years later

The late Jesuit priest Fr John Sullivan, who was raised Protestant, is to be declared “blessed” at a ceremony which will be attended by both the Churc(...)

An image of Oscar Romero looks down on his beatification ceremony  in San Salvador. More than 250,000 people gathered in the capital for the occasion.  Photograph: Rodrigo Sura/EPA

Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, the final step before sainthood, 35 years after he was shot at the altar by a right-wing(...)