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The major project to restore and refurbish features in St Peter’s Square, begun in 2008, will be completed in time for the Easter canonisations of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII. Writing in, Vatican Museums director, Prof. Antonio Paolucci, who oversaw the project to restore the square’s facade, including 284 columns and 140 statues,…

A priest engaged in issues of migration in Ireland has lamented a reported rise in racist attacks against minority groups here. Responding to new figures released by the Immigrant Council of Ireland this week revealing a jump to 44 incidents in January and February, over 5 in the same period last year, Fr Alan Hilliard…

 “I sincerely hope that violence and hostility will cease as soon as possible, and that the whole Venezuelan people, beginning with political leaders and institutions, will endeavour to promote reconciliation through mutual forgiveness and a sincere dialogue, respectful of truth and justice, that is capable of dealing with concrete issues for the common good.” Pope…

There was great excitement in Good Shepherd parish, Doughiska Ros Cam and Ardan, Galway last week with the opening of the new Merlin Wood Primary School, which was blessed by Bishop Martin Drennan who also cut the tape with Fr Martin Glynn PP and school principal, Paula O’Connor. Photo: Peter Brennan