Ireland

Tourists in Dublin walk with face masks to curb the spread of coronavirus on March 15, 2020. With all St. Patrick's Day parades and events canceled due to restrictions aimed at containing the coronavirus pandemic, most bishops and priests celebrated St. Patrick's Day Masses via webcam or parish radio. (CNS photo/Lorraine O'Sullivan, Reuters)
"The strength of a culture is seen, not when things are going well, but when crisis strikes," Bishop Donal McKeown of Derry said March 17 in his St. Patrick's Day homily in Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Joseph McAuley March 14, 2020
A new look at one of Catholicism's most popular saints.
Photo: CBN Films
John Anderson March 14, 2020
Patrick deserves better than green beer and leprechauns, and he gets it in a new documentary.
Maureen Miller March 03, 2020
Each of us imagines we have “My Person.” I long thought mine was comedian John Mulaney.
Ireland’s political parties were scrambling to adjust to a new reality Monday after an earth-shaking election that saw the left-wing nationalist party Sinn Fein win the biggest share of votes.
Sinn Fein is a major force in Northern Ireland, which is part of the U.K., but has long been a minor political player in the Republic.