Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Church’

Irish Women Emerge From Shadows Of 'national Shame'

Thousands of women were taken into Magdalene Laundries, run by the Catholic Church, and forced to work without pay. The practice went on for decades after Ireland's independence, with the last one closing in 1996. For the first time, the state has acknowledged and apologized for its role in facilitating the practice.

Taylor Arnold

Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2011 2:31 pm | Updated: 2:43 pm, Thu Oct 20, 2011. Ashley Marie Taylor and Barry Dean Arnold were married during an evening ceremony on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic Church in Lafayette.

Collectors snap up Dennington religious relics

BAPTISMAL fonts, church pews, old classroom desks and swivel chairs galore were snapped up by bargain hunters at St John’s Catholic Church and School auction on Saturday. (6 hours ago)