Jim Lowry lives with his wife Miriam on the edge of the city of Dublin.
His favorite room has a beautiful view of the sea - and also contains a collection of trophies from his days as head coach of a rugby team.
Ireland was once a stronghold of Catholicism in Europe. But a series of abuse scandals involving the church has seen many people move away from the religion. Later this month, Ireland will vote to remove from its constitution the crime of blasphemy, defamation of religion, which dates back to an age when church and state were considered the same entity. Sean Defoe reports from Dublin.
The latecomer had dashed toward a plane on the tarmac in a bid to stop it from taking off. The 23-year-old has been charged with criminal damage.
Ahead of the Pope’s Dublin visit, the Vatican has stated that the pope is on the side of abuse victims. The Catholic Church has been rife with sexual abuse for decades and the scale of abuse has only come to light recently.
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