Saturday 16 December 2017

Maurice Dooley: Bishops were not obliged to tell gardai of abuse

Mgr Maurice Dooley

There is no justification for the campaign demanding episcopal resignations

THE media have been very successful in the past year or so in forcing resignations of politicians for perceived transgressions of political correctness.

But there is something unseemly in their applying the same techniques to force episcopal resignations, playing a kind of game of skittles with the bishops to see how many of them they can knock down and crow over their downfall.

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