Church must pay for all its crimes
Published 10/03/2010 | 05:00
The Catholic Church uses the name of Jesus Christ, but it has as much in common with Christ as Fianna Fail's claim to represent the 1916 Revolution.
The Vatican has for centuries exploited the goodness, innocence and generosity of the Irish people. It used threats of eternal damnation to gouge massive amounts of money out of our people, even at times when we were faced with starvation.
They presided over the beating and sexual abuse of children in our schools and gulags all across this country, and their leader, the man who claims to represent Christ on Earth, has no intention of apologising for these crimes.