Non-religious marriages in Ireland outnumber Catholic marriages
May 10, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: In 1980, 96% of weddings in Ireland were Catholic marriages; by 2021, that figure had fallen to 39%.
“It is a reflection of an Ireland that has changed; an Ireland that has many different faiths but also many people who choose not to believe, who find meaning in life from something else besides the traditional faith perspective,” said Bishop Michael Duignan of Clonfert and Galway.
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