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In 2011, Ian Elliott and his team began reviews of child safeguarding in all Ireland’s 26 Catholic dioceses and at all of its religious congregations. File photograph Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

The Vatican could learn from how the Irish Catholic Church has addressed the clerical child sex abuse issue in parishes, dioceses and religious congre(...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin announce the publication of Pope Francis’s itinerary for the World Meeting of Families 2018 in Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A liberal lay Catholic group has accused the organisers of the World Meeting of Families (WMoF) of discriminating against them because of their suppor(...)

Pope Francis waves as he leaves Geneva on June 21st after a one-day visit at the invitation of the WWC. Phopotgraph: AFP

All 45,000 tickets for the visit of Pope Francis to Knock in August have been booked as have some 70,000 for a series of World Meeting of Families eve(...)

Pope Francis waves as he leaves Geneva on June 21st  after a one-day visit at the invitation of the WWC. Phopotgraph:  AFP

The vast majority of tickets to the World Meeting of Families in the RDS in August have sold out and people may have to be turned away, the organisers(...)

Pope Francis will visit Ireland for the World Meeting of Families in August. File photograph: Martial Trezzini/AFP/Getty Images

Tickets for the Mass to be celebrated by Pope Francis in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on August 26th will be available online from Monday. Ticket numbers ar(...)

Pope Francis has asked that the preparation for the Irish meeting would encourage such a conversation by giving families the opportunity for deeper reflection on his document, the Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia). Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

From August 21st-26th, 2018, families from across the world will gather in Ireland for the ninth world meeting of families. Much of the local comment(...)

Pope Francis: Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin will preach on the theme “When Plates Fly: Pope Francis on the joys and challenges of family life”. Photograph: Giampiero Sposito/Reuters

Families from across Ireland will be in Knock, Co Mayo, on Monday to mark the one-year countdown to next year’s World Meeting of Families in Dublin. (...)

Pope Francis: there was surprise and delight when he announced that the next meeting would be in Dublin.  Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Pope Francis has promised that either he or his successor will attend the World Meeting of Families in Dublin in August 2018 and, naturally, the organ(...)

 Donations to Trócaire rose by seven per cent to €25 million last year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Donations to Trócaire, the Catholic bishops’ overseas development agency, rose by seven per cent to €25 million in the year to April 2016. This incl(...)

A screen grab showing the image requested for the cake taken from a Christian Institute video. Photograph: YouTube/Christian Institute.

The Presbyterian Church has condemned as “unjust” a decision by the North’s Equality Commission to take a civil legal action against Ashers Baking Co(...)

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