Fintan Gavin

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Fr Tony Coote’s coffin is carried out of the Church of St Thérèse, Mount Merrion, Stillorgan, Co Dublin, at his funeral Mass. Photograph: Tom Honan

David Coote wanted people to know that his brother Fr Tony Coote died peacefully, 18 months after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease. “He was(...)

Santina Cawley’s relatives carry her coffin after her funeral in Cork on Friday. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The requiem Mass of two-year-old Santina Cawley, who was killed in Cork last week, has heard she was a happy child who always made her mother smile an(...)

Dr Fintan Gavin

The Catholic Church must reach out to those on the margins and those who have lost their faith if it is to be an authentic Christian community, the ne(...)

 Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: ‘What went wrong to give rise to a situation in which children within the church of Jesus Christ were not cared for with scrupulous dignity, whether in life or in death?’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said he is profoundly distressed at the findings of fifth interim report of the Mother and Baby (...)