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The Changing Face of Religion

(This is the first ever article I ever  got published. It was published in the Gorey Guardian as part of a journalism project I did in TY in secondary school.) 499 more words

Vatican: Irish gay marriage vote a 'defeat for humanity'

Remember people, it’s only a defeat if Christians back down to them. The Vatican’s secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a “defeat for humanity,” evidence of the soul-searching going on in Catholic circles after the predominantly Roman Catholic country overwhelmingly rejected traditional church teaching on marriage. 272 more words

Current Events

Ireland's Marriage Referendum and Religion

The marriage referendum in Ireland last Friday marks a watershed in the religious history of Ireland. A Saint-Patrick-style moment. Although it wasn’t a referendum about religion, it has huge implications for religion in the country and represents yet another radical departure from the Catholic Church and from stories that hypnotise us into believing there are ideal and unequal ways of ‘being’. 1,089 more words