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“Clericalism is bad for priests because it distorts their mission and is harmful for the laity because it hinders their development as adult Christians. This word ‘clericalism’ is a call to us priests to examine our consciences every day so that we don’t forget that being clerics means being in a condition to bear witness…

Priests have been urged to “reach out” in the wake of the death of a Dublin-based priest in a suspected suicide. Speaking to The Irish Catholic this week after the most recent tragedy, the fourth such death of a priest in Ireland over the past two years, Fr Seán McDonagh of the Association of Catholic…