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The remains of the late cardinal Connell at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Collins

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin reflected on the age profile of those present at the funeral Mass for Cardinal Desmond Connell yesterday , as re(...)

PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, made an estimated $15 million in 2016 from broadcasting videos of himself playing video games to 53 million subscribers on YouTube.

YouTube has cancelled a series with its highest-earning star PewDiePie, following a similar move by Walt Disney, after the Swedish video blogger poste(...)

Portrait of Martin Luther: Reading St Paul and translating the New Testament into German brought about a tidal change in Luther’s  personal quest for God

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. On October 31st, 1517, Augustinian monk Martin Luther sent his Ninety-Five Theses for discus(...)

Migrants stranded at the Greek port of Chios. “Our fullest identity is found in our being children of God, an identity we share with everyone on this planet.” Photograph: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

Treating refugees as a lower class of human life of is dangerous and deluded, the leaders of the Ireland’s largest churches have said. “Jesus Christ (...)

Safe space? “I found my hyperventilating father cowering in the shed, pretending to get turf.” Photograph: Getty

Christmas Day spent at home with family seems such an idyllic idea in theory, but let’s be honest: the reality can often prove quite the opposite. Gre(...)

Leonard Cohen on stage in Loerrach, Germany. File photograph: Rolf Haid/EPA

Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died at age 82, a statement on his Facebook page said. “It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet,(...)

Pope Francis: has broken new ground by appointing two women to influential posts in the Vatican administration; as director of the Vatican museums and as deputy director of the Holy See’s press office. Photograph: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP

Undoubtedly there will be disappointment among some Catholics at the words of Pope Francis last week that the church’s restriction on women priests is(...)

Church of Ireland primate Archbishop Richard Clarke: “Although there were few shocks in what we learned, it was by any standards a necessary reality check.” Photograph: LiamMcArdle.com

The Church of Ireland will undertake a second census of its worshipping population throughout the island next month. Over each Sunday in November i(...)

Heather Wise, the local artist who sculpted the new baby Jesus head, said the project was ‘an honour of my entire art career’. Photograph: Marina von Stackelberg/CBC via Guardian

A handmade terra cotta sculpture of baby Jesus’ head that was added to a broken statue outside a Catholic church in Canada has prompted amusement and (...)

Under Article 40 of the Constitution, it is stated that: “ The publication or utterance of blasphemous, seditious, or indecent matter is an offence which shall be punishable in accordance with law.” File photograph: Getty Images

God should be removed from the Irish Constitution along with all references to such an entity, says the Humanist Association of Ireland (HAI). So to(...)

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