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.
Articles tagged “referendum”
(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.
(RNS) Here's a quick tour of selected state ballot measures from the 2012 elections. By Jeanie Groh.