Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Brady’

Irish politicians vote for ‘Trojan horse’ abortion bill

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Irish politicians have overwhelmingly approved an abortion bill described by Cardinal Sean Brady as a legislative and political Trojan horse “which heralds a much more liberal and aggressive abortion regime in Ireland”. The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill — the first legislation allowing abortion in the Republic of Ireland — passed its second stage Read more

Dublin Archbishop calls for inquiry into the Brendan Smyth affair

Friday, May 11th, 2012
Archbishop Martin

With controversy still raging over the role of Cardinal Brady in the Brendan Smyth affair, Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has called for an independent commission of inquiry into Smyth’s offending and the circumstances around it. Archbishop Martin said “I know it’s not fashionable today to talk about Commissions but I do really believe that Read more

Profound disappointment at closure of Ireland’s embassy to Vatican

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

The Catholic primate of Ireland, Sean Brady, says he’s profoundly disappointed at the Irish government’s announcement that it is to close its embassy to the Vatican. “I wish to express my profound disappointment at this decision which means that Ireland will be without a resident ambassador to the Holy See for the first time since Read more