Priests attacked by armed men in Irish church raid

The Garda Síochána, Ireland's National Police, are searching for armed raiders who broke into a church rectory in early March, threatened two priests with weapons before spraying the clerics with bleach and making off with the Sunday Mass offerings.

Irish voters reject bid to redefine motherhood and family

DUBLIN (OSV News) -- Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has conceded that his government was defeated "comprehensively" when voters rejected amendments to the constitution that the country's Catholic bishops warned would have weakened supports for marriage and undermined motherhood. Opinion polls showed

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