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The Daily Fix: Sunday
All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…
Eucharistic Congress: 80,000 pilgrims gather in Croke Park for closing Mass
Enda Kenny and Michael D Higgins joined the crowds at Croke Park today for the closing Mass.
Clerical abuse 'remains a mystery', says Pope Benedict XVI
“They abused people and undermined the credibility of the Church’s message.”
Here's how Croke Park looks for the Eucharistic Congress Mass on Sunday
It’s almost like an ice-skating rink, with white plastic platforms laid over the pitch to cater for attendees.
Shades and sun hats: Day 1 of the Eucharistic Congress
Over 12,500 pilgrims from around the world gathered at the RDS today for the opening ceremony.
Abuse victims remembered at opening of Eucharistic Congress
In his opening greeting, Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said the past 50 years have been marked with a dark side.
Hymns and prayers on your iPhone in time for Eucharistic Congress
A Dominican friar has developed the app to enable pilgrims around the world to experience the Congress, which takes place in Dublin in June.
Eucharistic Congress will offer 'crash course in Christianity'
‘Alpha’ – described as a “parish tool for evangelisation” – will offer pilgrims and the public a chance to explore basic questions.