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Ireland agrees to reassess claims of workers in Magdalene laundries

By Sarah Mac Donald Catholic News Service DUBLIN (CNS) — Women who worked in Ireland’s “Magdalene laundries” but were denied compensation under the state’s Magdalene Restorative Justice program have won their long-running battle to have their applications reassessed. New legislation … Continue reading

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Vocations in Ireland have dwindled due to abuse scandal, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While the faith of Catholics in Ireland is strong, the scandal of abuse and cover-up by church leaders has caused a decline in vocations to the priesthood and religious … Continue reading

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