Ireland

Paddy Considine in ‘The Ferryman’ (photo: Joan Marcus)
Rob Weinert-Kendt October 22, 2018
In the fallen world of “The Ferryman,” conflict and compromise poison everything.
Pope Francis arrives to pose for pictures with participants of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo during his general audience in St. Peter's Square Aug. 29 at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters) 
Gerard O’Connell August 29, 2018
Sources close to the pope said that “he has no intention of resigning.”
An Irish government Cabinet minister has told Pope Francis that the Catholic Church "should contribute substantially" to funding reparations for survivors of a former church-run orphanage where a mass grave of children's remains was discovered.
Pope Francis said that he trusted people to make their own judgment on Archbishop Viganò's letter and that parents of gay children should "dialogue, understand, make room for that son or daughter."
Gerard O’Connell August 26, 2018

Pope Francis traveled to the Marian shrine of Knock in Ireland’s County Mayo on this rainy Sunday morning and offered prayers for the victims of abuse, for families and for peace in Northern Ireland, three themes that have been at the center of his visit to the emerald isle.

Gerard O’Connell August 25, 2018
Eight survivors of sex abuse in Ireland had strong words for Pope Francis: "Issue an unqualified apology to all the survivors."