Brian Grogan

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Pope Francis greeting well-wishers this week.  To mark the fifth anniversary of his encyclical  on the care of our common home, Laudato Si, Pope Francis has asked us to pray for our planet. Photograph: EPA

My father was the gentlest of souls. I remember one summer morning, breakfasting in our kitchen in West Kerry when a fly was buzzing about. It was so (...)

A man reads an Italian newspaper showing the newly elected Pope Francis on its front page. Photograph: Alessandro Garofalo/Reuters

says Fr John Looby, a Jesuit priest for 62 years. The world had had its first Jesuit pope for a mere half hour. Members of the 15-strong(...)