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The ‘Festival of Families’ will be a two-hour spectacle of music and dance

But places can still be reserved for Pope Francis’s open-air Mass in Phoenix Park

The parallel conference will feature Bishop Athanasius Schneider and Cardinal Burke

The Archbishop of Dublin said Fr Martin’s book had the support of three US cardinals

Catholics can receive the indulgence for praying for the good of families

Cardinal Wuerl says apostolic exhortation ‘is a call to compassionate accompaniment’

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The Irish Church has lost its fervour, yet retains its fierce independence. But without outside intervention, it will continue to flounder

Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kennedy said the Pope will visit Ireland in 2018 for the World Meeting of Families