The government had threatened to remove its funding

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 prime minister is demanding that Catholic hospitals perform abortions. Will they comply?

The parallel conference will feature Bishop Athanasius Schneider and Cardinal Burke

If Varadkar forces them to perform abortions, they cannot stay Catholic

The Irish prime minister said doctors and nurses would be able to opt out but not publicly funded institutions

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

The trip will include a visit to the Marian shrine at Knock, but not to Northern Ireland

I was hopeful when the group of Labour MPs was founded. But its response to the Irish referendum suggests it shouldn’t exist