Breda O’Brien: The real headline is not the decline of Catholicism but the subtle and not-so-subtle ways our society is being shaped by the object of veneration that is replacing it - capitalism
How much money is too much money to spend on shining a light in places that those with money and power would rather one was not shone?
Finn McRedmond: Ireland, of all countries, shouldn’t be too quick to celebrate the decline of religion
Without parishes and shared activity like church-going, society may become coarser, more atomised, preferring individuality over community
Social Democrats leader criticises slow process made in divesting schools from religious patronage
Census 2022: Number of non-Irish citizens usually resident in Ireland rises to 12 per cent of population
Largest groups were Polish and UK citizens, followed by Indian, Romanian and Lithuanian
Pentecost invites us to reach beyond ourselves and embrace diversity in every community
Breda O’Brien: There should be more to life than being manipulated by algorithms to consume more
‘Strong’ support for multidenominational primary schools at a time when 90% are under religious control
State-run schools say there is urgent need to boost choice for parents if Government target of 400 multidenominational schools by 2030 is to be met
Protestant-run boarding schools declined to respond to request for details from The Irish Times.
Rite & Reason: Surely the very act of swearing an insincere oath to a god you don’t believe in flies in the face of the integrity of the office being assumed?
Revamped social, personal and health education programme launched for Junior Cycle students
Catholic masses told Government review of abortion law aims to make laws ‘more effective in taking of human life’
Missionary Alfonso Pedrajas appears to confess to paedophilia, in a diary discovered by his nephew
Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick removed from ministry in 2019 following credible child sex abuse allegations made against him
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