Dearbhail McDonald: We may all be equal in eyes of God, but less so in face of our debt resolution regime
THEY trusted in God and they trusted in Anglo. And, like many who worshipped at the property-crazed altar of the former Anglo Irish Bank, some of the Catholic Church's faithful in Ireland got their fingers burned.
That religious orders and dioceses invested in the Irish banking sector is not new -- many were listed publicly as shareholders when the State stepped in to prevent the banking system from collapse.
But it is curious to see why at least six religious orders and dioceses emerged on a list of "politically sensitive" investors drawn up by the Anglo's former executives.