New Irish government may clash with Church on key issues
Catholic World News - March 15, 2011
A new Irish government, combining forces of the Fine Gael and Labor parties, could create new challenges for Catholic political leadership.
The government is planning a constitutional convention to suggest major changes in the Irish constitution. Among the possibilities are the legal recognition of same-sex marriage and the removal of references to God that appear in the current document. The incoming government proposes to "regulate" embryonic stem-cell research, suggesting that such research would be allowed.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($25,287 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!