History of Christianity in Ireland

History Of Christianity In Ireland

This article details the history of Roman Catholicism in Ireland. Ireland is an island to the north-west of continental Europe. Politically, Ireland is divided between the Republic of Ireland, which covers just under five-sixths of the island, and Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom, which covers the remainder and is located in the north-east of the island. Roman Catholicism is the largest religious denomination, representing over 73% for the island and about 87% of the Republic of Ireland.

Read more about History Of Christianity In Ireland:  Introduction of Christianity, St Patrick Apostle of The Irish, Native Ministry, Irish Monasteries, Missionaries Abroad, The Vikings Arrive, Anglo-Normans, Reformation and Beyond, Protestant Ascendancy (1691–1801), Free State and Republic (1922–present)

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