In Ireland today, faith is whatever you decide it is

Pope Francis’s visit is marking a new era in how we access our faith

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Elaine Byrne

26th August, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of Irish people are expressing their faith today by walking for hours to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis at the Chapel of the Knock Shrine or to hear his Homily at the Papal Cross in the Phoenix Park.

For good or bad, the Papal visit has focused collective national attention on religion. But what is faith? Will this high-profile trip by the head of the Roman Catholic Church redeem and reignite...

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