Sunday, March 5, 2017

Quiet bishops

Today is the first Sunday in Lent.

The Gospel reading is about the temptation of Jesus.

Has there been a word these last few days from any Irish bishop or from the papal nuncio concerning Marie Collins' resignation from the Vatican Commission on the Protection of Minors or on the Tuam revelations?

Their silence says so much about the management of the Catholic Church in Ireland.

And the backwoods' men, exist right across the church, maybe even in the ascendancy.

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