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# faith - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Christians most populous of world's religions: report

Christians are the world’s biggest religious group, numbering some 2.2 billion people.

# faith - Monday 22 October, 2012

Michaela's family to pursue legal action against Mauritius hotel

Meanwhile, the families are preparing for a charity football match to be played in memory of the schoolteacher.

# faith - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Pope marks 50th anniversary of Vatican II

Homily at Mass in St Peter’s Square recalls the changes in Church in 1962 – and Benedict urges the faithful to return to the “letter”.

# faith - Friday 21 September, 2012

'She talked about God's plan - even in football': John McAreavey on Michaela's faith

The husband of the tragic schoolteacher made the comments on a DVD just released by the Catholic Church.

# faith - Sunday 19 August, 2012

In photos: celebrating the end of Ramadan around the world Ramadan This post contains images

In photos: celebrating the end of Ramadan around the world

Eid al-Fitr feast marks the end of Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan.

# faith - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

# faith - Friday 3 August, 2012

Maeve's talent, generosity and personality remembered as Dalkey says goodbye to its 'first citizen' Remembering Maeve This post contains images

Maeve's talent, generosity and personality remembered as Dalkey says goodbye to its 'first citizen'

The funeral mass for beloved Irish author Maeve Binchy was held at the Church of the Assumption in Dalkey, Co. Dublin this morning.

# faith - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Eucharistic Congress: Here's why people are attending

The arrival of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress comes at a time when the Catholic Church in Ireland is in turmoil. spoke to some of the pilgrims on why they are attending.

# faith - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Every morning, brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

Fianna Fáil voters most likely to be Catholic, survey shows

A new poll also shows large numbers of Catholics do not believe in key teachings of the Church.

# faith - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Column: Being held to accountability is not persecution, Cardinal Brady

One’s civic duties are not the same as one’s self-imposed religious obligations, writes columnist Lisa McInerney – nor are they superseded by them.

# faith - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Poll: Should all education be non-denominational? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all education be non-denominational?

Some Catholic schools are transferring to other forms of patronage, but should faith be a part of education at all?

# faith - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

Atheists know more about religion than faithful

A US survey says that non-believers, on average, know more about the beliefs of different religions than their members.