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Wednesday 30 December, 2015

'A funeral should sum up a person's life. There are tears, but laughter too'

Father Seamus Ahearne writes about the challenges, pressures – and the lessons he has learned from presiding over many funerals.

Thursday 1 August, 2013

Column: Pope Francis' new and modern rhetoric is refreshing

We’ve watched people disappear from our churches in recent year but Pope Francis has brought some back, writes Father Seamus Ahearne, who says from his first appearance, this pontiff showed he was different.

Sunday 17 February, 2013

Column: Pope Benedict saw sense by retiring early, John Paul II should have too

We need a pope that will listen to the wider church and wider world, writes Fr Seamus Ahearne, who reflects on the previous two popes’ achievements and failures.