Poll Should the State take over hospitals owned by the Catholic Church

first_img http://jrnl.ie/3284170 Short URL Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland YesNoI’m not sureVote 25,390 Views 230 Comments By Michelle Hennessy Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland Monday 13 Mar 2017, 8:37 AM I’m not sure (757)center_img Poll Results: Share Tweet Email Yes (10368) No (2838) Poll: Should the State take over hospitals owned by the Catholic Church? There have been calls for the hospitals to be handed over, amid criticism in relation to compensation owed to abuse victims. Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article THERE HAVE BEEN calls for property interests retained by the Catholic Church in hospitals to be handed over to the State.Hospitals like the Mater and St Vincent’s in Dublin are among those owned by the Church. Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said given the fact that the State is effectively now funding all of these hospitals, it is time any property still retained by the Church is handed over.We want to know what you think: Should the State take over hospitals owned by the Catholic Church? Mar 13th 2017, 8:37 AM last_img read more

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