Is this the true high point of Irish Catholicism?

Is this the true high point of Irish Catholicism?
Pope Francis meets the media on board his flight to Dublin

In contrast to the papal visit in 1979, this weekend’s events show a Catholicism marked by noisy dissent, critical engagement and a more accountable leadership

Leo Varadkar has an unusual independence of mind for a politician. That leads him to speak his mind on occasion when, by ordinary political and diplomatic standards, he would be better shutting up.

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