Once an Exporter, Ireland Begins to Import Priests The shortage of priests in the Catholic Church has been mentioned as a problem in the United States. But now the shortage is affecting other countries as well. Ireland was once a strong supplier of Catholic priests, but now the Irish are having to import Catholic priests from elsewhere.
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Once an Exporter, Ireland Begins to Import Priests

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Once an Exporter, Ireland Begins to Import Priests

Once an Exporter, Ireland Begins to Import Priests

Once an Exporter, Ireland Begins to Import Priests

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The shortage of priests in the Catholic Church has been mentioned as a problem in the United States. But now the shortage is affecting other countries as well. Ireland was once a strong supplier of Catholic priests, but now the Irish are having to import Catholic priests from elsewhere.