- John L. Allen Jr.
- Aug 25, 2018
In the run-up to any papal trip, you can expect the local press to want to know how big a deal this is, what it will cost, and who’s unhappy about it … and the Irish are being especially assiduous about it.READ MORE
To this day, Belfast is famous for being the place the Titanic was built and launched — and it turns out, the city’s troubled religious landscape was reflected in the great ship’s saga.READ MORE
Catholics in Northern Ireland aren’t thrilled that Pope Francis isn’t planning to pay them a visit when he’s in Dublin later this month, insisting that right now they could really use his help.READ MORE