Sunday May 10, 2015
Pope Francis has met Cuba's Raul Castro who thanked the pontiff for brokering the thaw between Havana and Washington.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will visit Cuba en route to his September visit to the United States.
Sunday April 12, 2015
Pope Francis used the word "genocide" today to describe the 1915 mass murder of Armenians, in a move likely to severely strain diplomatic ties with Turkey.
Wednesday April 08, 2015
Round up of stories from at home and abroad
Thursday March 26, 2015
Queen Elizabeth II has praised the reburial of Richard III, saying Britain had recognised a moment of "great national significance" was at hand.
Friday March 20, 2015
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien, the disgraced Irishman who resigned two years ago as Archbishop of Edinburgh after admitting to sexual misconduct.
Friday March 13, 2015
Pope Francis believes his pontificate will be short and that he would be ready to resign like his predecessor rather than ruling for life.
Wednesday February 18, 2015
A roundup of stories from Ireland and around the world.
Tuesday February 03, 2015
Pope Francis has ruled that Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was murdered by a right-wing death squad in 1980, should be beatified.
Thursday January 22, 2015
Rising threats from climate change and nuclear arsenals prompted the scientists who maintain the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic countdown to global catastrophe, to move it two minutes closer to midnight, its first shift in three years.