Ireland could lose one quarter of its priests in next 15 years
November 04, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: “547 priests of the 2,100 working priests in the Irish Church currently are aged between 61 and 75 and nearly 300 or 15% of working priests are aged 75 or over,” according to the report. “52 priests, or fewer than 2.5% of working priests, are younger than 40, and there are just 47 seminarians.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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