Sarah MacDonald reports that Pope Francis is expected to make the first papal visit to Ireland in almost 40 years.
The Pontiff is due to attend the next World Meeting of Families, which he said would be held in Dublin in 2018.
The gathering is one of the most high-profile events for the Catholic Church globally, and usually involves a visit by the serving Pontiff.
'Gardai using last-century equipment to fight burglars' is the other headline on the front page. Niall O'Connor reports that gardai responsible for tackling the country's most sophisticated burglary gangs have been using surveillance equipment that is now almost 20 years out of date.
The newspaper has learned that the technology available to members of the Garda Air Support Unit has not been replaced since 1997 and is thwarting efforts to combat travelling gangs.
The front page carries a picture of Ireland's Tommy Bowe being tackled by Romania's Valentin Ursache as Ireland ran out easy winners with a 34-point margin against Romania in the 2015 Rugby World Cup at Wembley Stadium yesterday. The photograph, which was taken by Sportsfile photographer Stephen McCarthy, has the headline 'Ireland storm to Wembley victory'.
'Kids injured in car smash horror' is the main headline on the front page of today's 'Herald'.
Conor Feehan and Sam Griffin report that a two-year-old boy and a seven-year-old girl were among six people hospitalised after a car that was being followed by gardai smashed into another vehicle.
The head-on collision happened on the Laois/Kildare border near Monasterevin yesterday afternoon.
The car that was being followed from some distance was seen being driven erratically before it crashed into the family vehicle which was carrying the two children.
The 'Irish Times' carries a picture of the jubilant Cork team after their victory over Dublin in the All-Ireland Ladies Football Championship Final yesterday in Croke Park.
Yesterday's win, in front of an audience of more than 31,000, was the Cork women's fifth time in a row to claim the title.
'Daniel Smear Plot' is the main headline on the front page of today's 'Irish Sun'.
The newspaper reports how the sister of 'Strictly' star Daniel O'Donnell has hit out at claims that she is his mother, saying "it would have to be a miracle".
Margo (64) is less than 11 years older than Daniel and said the "vile lie" makes her "so sad" for their late mother. She also fears it could be part of a "smear campaign" to wreck her brother's image.
'Half of farmers support assisted suicide' is the main headline on the front page of today's 'Irish Examiner'. The newspaper reports that 53pc of those surveyed agreed it should be permitted in special circumstances. However, 25pc were strongly opposed to such a move.
Rugby and the Rebelettes dominate 'Irish Independent Sport' today.
'Flight of the Earls' is the main headline on the front page of today's sports coverage, with a picture showing Keith Earls scoring Ireland's second try during their comprehensive victory over Romania at Wembley.
Cork's Briege Corkery was named player of the match during yesterday's All-Ireland Ladies' Football final between Cork and Dublin which saw the Rebelettes crowned senior champions for the tenth time in 11 years with their 0-12 to 0-10 win over the Jackies.