Monday 25 September 2017

In brief: Pontification . . . Short-sighted . . . Viva Aviva . . . Pigsty

Bishop Martin Drennan's obsequious bowing and kissing of Pope Benedict's ring (Irish Independent, February 16) is symptomatic of an anachronistic church perpetuating the feudalism which is so far removed from Gospel times when Christ kissed the feet of his followers.

Brendan Butler
Malahide, Co Dublin



  • Ring kissing in Rome, derriere kicking at Dublin Airport!


K Nolan
Carrick-on-Shannon

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