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# Catholicism

Last year
Peter Flanagan: 'Confession was for sinners - why should I admit to something I didn't do?'
Peter Flanagan
All time
Video showing Pope Francis trying to avoid having his ring kissed goes viral
Opinion: 'Religion is facing a crisis in the West - but here's why it's thriving in Asia'
Barry Dunning
'Lead us not into temptation': Pope Francis wants the words to the Our Father changed
'Grandparents are the anchor of many families - but we don't always recognise that'
Orange Order asks Protestants not to use the term 'RIP'
Can't make it to Fatima? Why not 'rent-a-pilgrim' for €2,500
After threats it would be taken off air, millions of Spaniards tune in to Sunday Mass
Why do people get ashes on their head today?
Bishop apologises for alleged child abuse by former parish priest
The Archbishop of Dublin says parents who don't want their kids to do religion have a point
Pope Francis: 'If you're unstable, see a doctor - don't become a priest'
Meet the order of nuns who have been praying non-stop for 137 years
Pope Francis roared laughing at a tiny baby pope and it was simply adorable
Hozier has been explaining to Gay Byrne why he thinks baptism is ridiculous
'It's not about the absence of something... but I look forward to sex eventually, I guess'
#GrowingUpCatholic hilariously summed up everything about having to go to mass
Mother Teresa is being made a saint next year
If the Catholic church doesn't urgently signal a change in attitude, I fear for its future
Tony Flannery
8 awkward moments you'll always have at mass
Poll: Do you agree with the Good Friday alcohol ban?
Inside the 25-year fight to let Irish LGBT people march in New York on Paddy's Day
Pope Francis: All dogs do go to heaven
"Schools are not data-processing centres": Irish bishops want 'balance' in discrimination debate
Pope backs evolution theory, says 'God doesn't have a magic wand'
Vatican looks to reform church's stance on 'living in sin', marriage, and divorce
Three Italian nuns found brutally murdered at Burundi convent
Here's what appeared to witnesses in Knock, 135 years ago today
Thousands arriving in Knock today for annual Catholic pilgrimage
Column: 10 guiding principles for being a 'good Christian' online
Archbishop Eamon Martin
Taoiseach in the Vatican for Canonisation of two popes
The whole of Ireland is preparing for a trip to the off-licence this evening
Column: Some etiquette for the modern-day First Holy Communion
Avril O'Reilly
Students taped together by wrists in sex education talk by Catholic group
Pope Francis is auctioning off his Harley-Davidson
Eamon Dunphy: When I reported sexual deviancy to gardai, they did nothing
Lesus Christ? Vatican withdraws medals over misspelling
Polish Catholic Church vows "zero tolerance" to paedophiles
Column: A lot of people miss the point of Lourdes – it's about faith but also about fun
Lloyd Murphy
Pope's deputy says celibacy is 'not a dogma of the Church'