Posts Tagged ‘Manchester United’

Former Manchester United footballer ordained a priest

Monday, July 10th, 2017

A former professional footballer from Northern Ireland, Philip Mulryne, has been ordained a priest in the Dominican Order. Mulryne, who is reported to have once earned £600,000 a year, has also taken a vow of poverty. He made his debut in 1997 with Manchester United and won 27 caps for Northern Ireland. Read more Related Read more

José Mourinho to speak Pope’s words in Fatima film

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Manchester United’s new manager José Mourinho is lending his voice to the character of Pope Francis in an animated film about Our Lady of Fatima. Portuguese production company Imaginew said Mourinho will be the voice of the Pontiff in four languages – Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian, the Catholic Herald reported. These are “the languages Read more

Former Manchester United player enters seminary

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

A former Manchester United footballer has started his studies towards the priesthood. Former Northern Ireland international Phil Mulryne, 34, has enrolled at the Pontifical Irish College in Rome. During his time as a footballer Mulryne dated a model, Nicola Chapman. He was once sent home from the Northern Ireland squad in 2005 after breaking a Read more