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Cardinal's sin is his Nuremberg Defence

John Cooney

Published 15/03/2010 | 05:00

Pope Benedict with Cardinal Sean Brady (right) and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin in the Vatican
Pope Benedict with Cardinal Sean Brady (right) and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin in the Vatican

In the meantime Cardinal Brady has launched a news management offensive to portray his conduct as meritorious

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IN the latest and most shocking cover-up yet in the long litany of priest paedophile scandals in a demoralised Irish Catholic Church, Cardinal Sean Brady is determined to stay on as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland -- and to use the civil law to do so.

The 70-year-old cardinal's clinging-on to high ecclesiastical office is being attempted in his contesting of a legal action against him personally and as leader of the Irish church in the High Court.

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