Vatican's finest can't bridge deep schism
Published 26/11/2011 | 05:00
LAST March a committee of clerical high-flyers was assembled to compile a report for the Vatican on the state of the Catholic Church in Ireland.
The committee of five included some of the most eminent English-speaking prelates in the international church.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston examined the Archdiocese of Dublin and Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Emeritus Archbishop of Westminster, went to the Archdiocese of Armagh.