Mary O'Regan

98 years ago today, Our Lady appeared to Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco for the first time

Mary would be the very best name of all for the new arrival

A Nigerian bishop says Jesus appeared to him in a vision and said the rosary will vanquish Boko Haram

Ten years ago today Benedict began his transformative papacy

The veil denotes our hallowed status as life-givers

This day is a challenge for iPhone owners, bloggers and Facebook users

The witty Spanish saint was, in some ways, the Pope Francis of her time

The Sister who gave up privilege to walk with the downtrodden can counter Irish prejudice against nuns today

Thanks to his unassuming personality and popularity, the Pontiff has a golden opportunity to change hearts and minds with a papal visit