Saturday 29 April 2017

If archdiocese goes bankrupt, parishes may have to close

Analysis

David Quinn

David Quinn

THE news that the Dublin archdiocese is in severe financial difficulties should not come as a surprise.

Over €13m has been paid out in the last few years as a result of the abuse scandals.

The investments of the archdiocese have taken a huge hit as a result of the economic recession, and the recession has also badly hit the collection plate.

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