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Decline of the Irish Catholic Church

Clip: 07/15/2011 | 7m 31s

Church attendance in Ireland has been dropping precipitously, and the number of priests being ordained from the country's only Catholic seminary is at an all time low. "The young people, the under 40's, have largely deserted the church in Ireland now," says Rev. Tony Flannery of the Association of Catholic Priests.

Aired: 07/15/11

Rating: NR

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