GERARD HOWLIN: Visit of Pope Francis heralds the end of the Church as we know it

There is no blame as articulate as the accusations of the implicated, writes Gerard Howlin

Pope Francis prays during an audience with altar aids in St Peter's square at the Vatican. Picture: Alessandra Tarantino/AP

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