The Irish are lovers. It doesn’t matter who the partners are — “I promise to love you all the days of my life, so help me God.”
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The Vatican Secretary of State told Vatican Radio the resounding success of the vote for same sex marriage in Ireland was more than just “a defeat for Christian principles.”
About 85 percent of people polled in Ireland’s census in 2011 identified as Catholic. The church runs more than 90 percent of Ireland’s public schools.
(RNS) Were the gay marriage amendment to pass, it would be a heavyweight punch to the body of the church that for centuries governed every aspect of life in Ireland.
DUBLIN (Reuters) Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said that Ireland must seize its opportunity to become the first country to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote on Friday.
(RNS) Think St. Patrick’s Day is all about green beer and leprechauns? Meet the man behind all the revelry.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (RNS) The film, set in Ireland, lives up to its name. There are stories of folklore cures, a priest people flock to for prayers, a passionate preacher, and an old man who experiences his own miraculous moment.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “There is no way I could have ever imagined it,” Philomena Lee said after meeting Pope Francis. Asked if she felt resentment against the church, Lee said “You can’t go through life being so unyielding; you got to forgive.”
DUBLIN (RNS) The Catholic Church runs 90 percent of primary schools in Ireland. The arrangement is unsettling to some parents who have little choice in where to send their children.