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Over 10% of Irish priests join dissident group

Catholic World News - October 06, 2011

The Association of Catholic Priests, an Irish group organized to advocate radical change within the Church, now claims the backing of more than 10% of the priests in Ireland.

At its inaugural general meeting, the Association said that 540 priests have joined. There are about 3,100 diocesan priests in Ireland as a whole, and 1,600 priests who are members of religious orders.

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  • Posted by: williiam ronner - Oct. 06, 2011 4:26 PM ET USA

    There is a church that follows this direction. One should not waste time though, as many Episcopalians are becoming Catholic.

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