Just another Irish sex-abuse scandal. One that demonstrates collusion and cover-up at the highest levels of the Catholic Church.
Until the publication of the Murphy Report, the majority of Irish bishops denied abuse ever took place.
Nothing like a recession to increase mass attendance and the attempted spinning of supernatural phenomena.
The conspiracy of silence between the church and the state resulted in a system of slavery.
Whether it is an apparition, a hoax or an alternative path to worship, the people of Rathkeale are determined to keep the holy stump.
Though the Pope is a religious figure and Obama is a politician, they could meet as equals.
The words of President McAleese – “it was an atrocious betrayal of love” – are mealy-mouthed and underplay the obscene treatment of children in the state’s care.
“The inspiration for this work comes from the serious nature of the subject matter and the words of Michael Dennis Browne.”
Though the residential schools are now closed, they have had a lasting effect on the Indigenous population.
“Miss, I don’t believe in God, but can I talk with you for a minute?” He held his red bandana in his hand with a sense of awe and reverence not typically observed in our simple, one-room chapel on the first floor of the shelter. Jon was a tall, muscular young man whose quiet confidence …