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From TheJournal.ie Visiting Dublin's most sacred places? Here are the 'Dos and don'ts' Hidden Ireland

Visiting Dublin's most sacred places? Here are the 'Dos and don'ts'

Do you know why shoes are taken off in Buddhist centres?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven Faith

Column: Keeping my faith can be challenging at times, but it's my safe haven

The choosing of a new pope has brought a positive feeling about the Roman Catholic Church and a sense of new beginnings, says Patricia McNally, who explains why her faith is so important to her.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you attend a religious service today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?

In Census 2011, 84 per cent of the population described themselves as Roman Catholic, and there were a number of other smaller Christian groupings recorded too. Does that translate into people in pews on Christmas Day?

Moments that restored our faith in Ireland in 2012

We’re quite fond of this place.

From TheJournal.ie Christians most populous of world's religions: report Religion

Christians most populous of world's religions: report

Christians are the world’s biggest religious group, numbering some 2.2 billion people.

From TheJournal.ie Michaela's family to pursue legal action against Mauritius hotel Michaela McAreavey

Michaela's family to pursue legal action against Mauritius hotel

Meanwhile, the families are preparing for a charity football match to be played in memory of the schoolteacher.

From TheJournal.ie Pope marks 50th anniversary of Vatican II Vatican Ii

Pope marks 50th anniversary of Vatican II

Homily at Mass in St Peter’s Square recalls the changes in Church in 1962 – and Benedict urges the faithful to return to the “letter”.

From TheJournal.ie 'She talked about God's plan - even in football': John McAreavey on Michaela's faith Michaela

'She talked about God's plan - even in football': John McAreavey on Michaela's faith

The husband of the tragic schoolteacher made the comments on a DVD just released by the Catholic Church.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: celebrating the end of Ramadan around the world Ramadan This post contains images

In photos: celebrating the end of Ramadan around the world

Eid al-Fitr feast marks the end of Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived? Relics

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

From TheJournal.ie Maeve's talent, generosity and personality remembered as Dalkey says goodbye to its 'first citizen' Remembering Maeve This post contains images

Maeve's talent, generosity and personality remembered as Dalkey says goodbye to its 'first citizen'

The funeral mass for beloved Irish author Maeve Binchy was held at the Church of the Assumption in Dalkey, Co. Dublin this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Eucharistic Congress: Here's why people are attending Vox Pop

Eucharistic Congress: Here's why people are attending

The arrival of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress comes at a time when the Catholic Church in Ireland is in turmoil. TheJournal.ie spoke to some of the pilgrims on why they are attending.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil voters most likely to be Catholic, survey shows Faith

Fianna Fáil voters most likely to be Catholic, survey shows

A new poll also shows large numbers of Catholics do not believe in key teachings of the Church.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Being held to accountability is not persecution, Cardinal Brady Opinion

Column: Being held to accountability is not persecution, Cardinal Brady

One’s civic duties are not the same as one’s self-imposed religious obligations, writes TheJournal.ie columnist Lisa McInerney – nor are they superseded by them.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should all education be non-denominational? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all education be non-denominational?

Some Catholic schools are transferring to other forms of patronage, but should faith be a part of education at all?

From TheJournal.ie Atheists know more about religion than faithful Religion

Atheists know more about religion than faithful

A US survey says that non-believers, on average, know more about the beliefs of different religions than their members.