Northern Ireland

Ashers Bakery refused to make a cake with an image of Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie and the phrase, ‘Support gay marriage’

Archbishop Eamon Martin says says Church will put forward ‘a robust defence of the right to life’

The former president of Ireland will teach Irish Studies

If opposing factions fight themselves to a standstill in Syria a power-sharing deal might be the result

Rev Ian Paisley was buried after a private family funeral on Monday

The cardinal will be replaced by Archbishop Eamon Martin who has served as coadjutor since early 2013

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Fr Alec Reid was a secret go-between in the 1980s and hailed as ‘chaplain of the peace process’