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David Quinn: Bishops' intervention is simply the normal business of democracy

Published 11/01/2013 | 17:00

THE Catholic bishops appeared before the Oireachtas hearings on abortion yesterday. To be more precise, Bishop Christopher Jones and Fr Tim Bartlett appeared.

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Both performed very capably, Fr Bartlett to such an extent it's a wonder that he is not yet a bishop.

This is simply the latest intervention on the issue of abortion from the Catholic hierarchy since the Savita Halappanavar story broke.

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