Monday 18 December 2017

Cardinal must answer in court

THE baying of the mob for the head of Cardinal Sean Brady is like a throwback to medieval times. How a man like Dr Brady, who now openly admits to covering up for one of the most prolific paedophiles in the history of the State, is not in garda custody is an injustice in itself.

Brendan Smyth was a monster who raped innocent children and was given the protection of the Catholic Church.

Dr Brady, by his own admission, withheld information from the police and coerced children to a vow of secrecy which allowed Smyth to continue as a predatory paedophile. It is now known that some of Smyth's victims killed themselves.

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