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Catholic Church Ponders Future after Same-Sex Marriage Vote in Irelandposted on May 26, 2015
In The New York Times, Danny Hakim reports on the consequences that Ireland’s referendum legalizing same-sex marriage holds for the Catholic Church. “In a little more than a generation, Ireland has both distanced itself from the church and sharpened its secular identity,” Hakim writes. “The people have changed their relationship with the Catholic Church because they’ve been disappointed and let down,” one supporter said.