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# Religion

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German church holds Star Wars themed mass to attract more young people
This guy is trolling Christmas itself with his controversial zombie nativity scene
How much will a can of beer cost you next year? It's the week in numbers
South Korean family charged with murder over brutal hotel exorcism
The Archbishop of Dublin says parents who don't want their kids to do religion have a point
Seven charged with murdering teenager in secretive church "confession" beating
Poll: Should schools require students to study religion?
'Quite startling': €31m of church property for redress fund yet to be transferred
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
Eileen Fox, who unwittingly rocked 1960s Ireland, has passed away
Scientologists go on trial charged with fraud and extortion
11 things that definitely should feature in the new Angelus
Parents charged after teenager is beaten to death in secretive church "confession" ritual
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
Fatal flood opens old wounds for an isolated, polygamous sect with a dark past
7 Alive-O songs from primary school that are still absolute bangers
100,000 people protest for the right to starve themselves to death
Couple from viral pregnancy video tearfully announce wife's miscarriage
China has just got its first Catholic bishop in three years
Priest described gay people as "intrinsically disordered" in homily
Three-year-old child treated for hypothermia on Croagh Patrick
Barack Obama has been greeted by his family in Kenya
There won't be enough priests for Ireland - but regular people will step in?
What I've learned from volunteering in Palestine
Timmy Hammersley
What I've learned from going to a Quaker school
Ali Watson
12 confessions of a former altar server
A year after my historic meeting with Pope Francis, progress in Rome has been achingly slow
Mark Vincent Healy
Irish Muslims plan protest to condemn 'slaughter' of Tunisia victims
WATCH: Obama sings 'Amazing Grace' at funeral for Charleston church leader
Artist says Catholic paper used image without permission to promote faith in the home
America's highest court just sided with a Muslim girl denied an Abercrombie 'model' job
Young people are powerful. Let's harness our newfound voting spirit to change Ireland.
Eoin Neylon
Dutch government plans to ban the burqa (sort of)
This Sikh man removed his turban to help save a 5-year-old boy
This story of a Sikh man who removed his turban to save a boy's life is going viral
Kylemore Abbey is NOT for sale, but it's teaming up with a top US university
Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down
Can you name one gender-specific parenting attribute? Me neither.
Peter Ferguson