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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Prayer

All time
# dáil prayer
Here's what TDs think about being made to stand for a daily Christian prayer
It’s proposed the prayer will be followed by 30 seconds of silent reflection.
# Religion
Most people agree with the Angelus being broadcast on TV and radio
Six in 10 people are happy with things as they are.
# Amen
People are divided over whether the Dáil should begin each day with a prayer
Minister Katherine Zappone says it should be replaced with a moment of silence.
Bishop recommends 'prayer for motorists' to keep drivers safe this bank holiday weekend
The RSA is also giving out free coffees on Monday to try to tackle driver fatigue.
# personalised message
Trump goes to church, gets a sermon on Syrian refugees and Mexican migrants
Trump’s campaign invited several reporters to observe the Iowa ceremony.
# permission granted
Kerry set to get new mosque, but there won't be a call to prayer
The new site will contain a mosque and Muslim community centre.
# Cork
Hunt is on for thieves who stole Gougane Barra pilgrim altar stone
Locals say there will be no luck following those responsible for removing the spiritual stone.
# secularism
Crucifix erected in Kerry Council raises questions about equality law
The idea for the crucifix was proposed Fianna Fáil Councillor John Joe Culloty who put down the motion at an April meeting.
# Religion
Ireland's largest mosque gets planning permission
The mosque will be built in Clongriffin, County Dublin and will cater for up to 3,000 people.
Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven
The choosing of a new pope has brought a positive feeling about the Roman Catholic Church and a sense of new beginnings, says Patricia McNally, who explains why her faith is so important to her.
# Pope resigns
Pope calls for Catholic Church to 'renew' as thousands flock to prayers
The Vatican said over 50,000 people had turned out to see the pope for his Sunday Angelus, while local authorities put the number at over 100,000.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you practise your religion?
Be it private prayer or formal services, do you practise your religion if you have one?
# in bod we trust
BOD: I can’t convince Damien Duff to make an Ireland comeback
The Irish rugby captain believes the Fulham midfielder is ‘incredibly professional’ and is enjoying is football away from the shackles of the international game.
# need to know
The Evening Fix: Sunday
Things we learned, loved and shared today…
# Madonna
Madonna* gets burnt by angry religious group
*Well, not the actual pop icon herself, thankfully, but a poster.
# vox pop
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.
# silent time
Seanad "should reflect in silence before daily prayer"
A proposal on introducing 30 seconds of silence before the daily prayer was reached by compromise between Senators Ivana Bacik and Ronan Mullen.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.