Action Alert!
Catholic Culture Resources
Catholic Culture Resources
Catholic World News

Ireland could lose one quarter of its priests in next 15 years

November 04, 2022

» Continue to this story on The Tablet

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.

 


For all current news, visit our News home page.


Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.