Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Crean’

Irish bishop says media, politicians want Church gone

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

A Catholic bishop in Ireland has accused politicians and media of seeking the destruction of the Church. Bishop William Crean of Cloyne said the goal of such people seems to be the elimination of the Church from public debate. “Ireland through its political and media establishment seems determined to eliminate the engagement of the Catholic Read more

Politician dumped as Mass reader over party abortion stance

Friday, May 27th, 2016

An Irish political candidate has been told he can’t do readings in his parish anymore because of his party’s stance over abortion law reform. Social Democrat candidate Ken Curtin was dropped as a reader at Mass in a County Cork parish at the order of the parish administrator Fr John McCarthy. The aspiring politician then Read more

Bishop prevents suspended priest speaking at Irish event

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

An Irish bishop has moved to prevent a suspended Redemptorist speaking at a parish event next month. Fr Tony Flannery was invited by the parish pastoral council in Killeagh in Cloyne diocese to give the opening address at Spiritfest 2015. But Fr Flannery’s invitation was cancelled at the order of Bishop William Crean of Cloyne. Read more