November 6, 2011

Ireland's Unwise Vatican Exit

Deaglan de Breadun, Irish Times

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Given the deep roots of Catholicism in Ireland, is it worth taking the risk of offending a large swathe of opinion.

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TAGGED: Roman Catholic Church, Vatican, Ireland


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