Will this visit actually change anything?

Will this visit actually change anything?
Pope Francis arri es at Dublin Airport yesterday morning Picture: Julien Behal

Pope Francis is surrounded by a hierarchical institution of men who believe that they are entitled to the obedience of the faithful

When Pope Francis returns to the Vatican this evening, will he leave behind a different Ireland? Will he be returning to a changing institutional Church? Does his visit amount to some form of watershed in the relationship between the Irish people and their state and the Roman Catholic Church?

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