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No changes to limits for weddings and funerals, places of worship to reopen next Tuesday
As we exit Level 5, people will have been wondering about whether they can attend mass or other religious services.
At 88.6%, Offaly has the highest percentage of Catholics in Ireland
Ireland’s population of Roman Catholics has fallen since 2011.
Man who listed 'standing up against homosexuality' as achievement loses discrimination case
Mark Savage claimed he was told to remove the line from his CV.
'It happened in the middle of mass': 12 killed and 50 injured by falling tree at religious Portuguese festival
A 200-year-old oak tree fell on people gathered outside a church.
Concerns over Dublin visit of religious group claiming it set a child with autism 'free from demons'
Autism advocacy groups have protested against the event.
Science says people decide these 13 things within seconds of meeting you
Do you come across as hard working? Aggressive? Successful?
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.
Group of as many as 30 youths fight with knives and sticks
One police officer received minor injuries in the altercation.
People of faith urged to "be brave" and vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum
Faith in Marriage Equality includes Catholic and Church of Ireland members.
Opinion: Questions remain unanswered over the Tuam mother-and-baby home
To understand what happened, it is vital to hold inquests into the deaths of all those buried at the site of the former home.
Pope Francis: Religion can never justify violence
He said that Albania was an “inspiring example” of religious harmony.
Opinion: It may seem heartless, but we shouldn't fund an inquiry into religious-run homes
I shudder to imagine what those mothers and their beautiful babies went through. But we need to ask the difficult question: is this the correct use of funds that children living today so badly need?
Taoiseach: If we don't do this properly, Ireland's soul will lie "in an unmarked grave"
Enda Kenny said the Government would consult with all opposition parties, other relevant groups and historians as it began its investigation into mother-and-baby homes.
Papal Nuncio launches range of religious tiles (yes, tiles) with mystique
They’re not for Garda stations.
Column: Louise O’Keeffe ruling shows Ireland's school patronage system is unworkable
The State is responsible for the rights of students in the national school system even if the schools are run by patron bodies, writes Peter Ferguson.
Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115
The tragedy was sparked by rumours a bridge was about to collapse. Authorities are coming in for criticism over their approach.
37.5 per cent of students believe in God (and 3 per cent are Jedi)
A new survey shows that 83.5 per cent of students asked said they believe abortion should be allowed in Ireland.
For his next challenge Vincent Browne is taking on God
‘Challenging God with Vincent Browne’ starts tonight on TV3.
In their own words: Survivors' accounts of life inside a Magdalene Laundry
The report published today includes a section devoted to survivors’ first-hand accounts of life in a Laundry.
How Twitter reacted to the Magdalene Laundry report
From Enda Kenny’s non-apology to the record of previous governments, here’s what people on Twitter had to say about the Magdalene Laundry report.
Madonna* gets burnt by angry religious group
*Well, not the actual pop icon herself, thankfully, but a poster.
Married deacons ordained into the Catholic Church
Dublin Diocese says the eight deacons will not be “lone rangers”…
9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say
Remembering the dead ten years on – Ground Zero’s restricted guest list, and the talking points they’ve been requested to stick to.