Posts Tagged ‘IRA’

New York archbishop says ISIS perverts religion as IRA did

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

ISIS is no more Muslim than the Irish Republican Army was Catholic, the Archbishop of New York has said. During an interview on CNN, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said: “The IRA claimed to be Catholic. They were baptised. They had a Catholic identity.” But, he continued, “what they were doing was a perversion of everything the Read more

Irish Church cited in IRA abuse cover-up

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

The Irish Catholic Church’s record on sex abuse has been cited in a sex scandal involving the Irish Republican Army. Irish political party Sinn Fein has been accused of covering up for IRA sex abusers by moving them from Northern Ireland to the Irish republic. Ireland’s Parliament recently debated the claims of Belfast woman Mairia Read more

Catholic residents angry at IRA faction

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Anger was directed at Irish Republican Army splinter groups after bombs were found in an apartment in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. A 30 year old man was arrested by police in connection with the discovery. Several families were evacuated overnight until the all-clear was given.  Residents denounced those responsible for storing bombs in a densely populated Read more