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Indian Priests Step In To Fill Gaps Left By Ageing Clerics

The changes include the appointment of two Indian priests. The parish priest of Shannon, Father Tom Ryan, said yesterday: “There are more on the way. It is a sign of the times.”

A Catholic diocese is drafting in priests from India in an attempt to address a shortage and the growing age profile of its clerics.

In the 2018 diocesan appointments announced at the weekend Bishop Fintan Monahan of Killaloe, has announced an overhaul of diocesan structures.

Read it at The Times

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