The Catholic diocese of Waterford and Lismore have been using internal funds for priest’s salaries rather than money collected from Mass goers due to a major downturn in the amounts collected from parishioners. The collections refer to three envelopes distributed each year are supposed to fun priests’ salaries.
— Read on www.irishcentral.com/news/christmas-salary-catholic-priests-public-donations-drop
Empty pews, empty pockets. The price paid for religious failures of morality, of all things.