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Tens of thousands march in Rally for Life

Organisers estimate that about 70,000 people took part in the annual ‘Rally for Life’ march in Dublin on Saturday. Marching behind a banner to ‘Save the 8th’ the large crowd, which included a number of bishops and politicians, walked from Parnell Street to Merrion Square where a carnival atmosphere prevailed with balloons, face-painting and live…

By EE O'Donnell   When World War I broke out in 1914, 80,000 Irish men joined the British Army – the vast majority of them being Catholics. Chaplains were badly needed and the religious orders were asked to supply them.    Figures differ from source to source, but my understanding is that 32 Irish Jesuits…