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Neeson's faith

Liam Neeson is a talented actor, an Irishman we can all be proud of. Would it be too much to ask that he pursue whatever religion he wants, without judgment or comment?

Of course, all religions are equal, provided they harm no one. And if the hierarchy of the Catholic Church really did believe that Jesus was the Son of God, they could not possibly have allowed the abuse and vile treatment of children in their care.

Jesus said: "Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for to such belongeth the kingdom of God." If the rulers of the Catholic Church truly believed in the Incarnation, they would die before abusing or permitting the torture of children.

We are entitled to see God in our own way. A warm, personal presence or an omnipotent objective power. The only thing that matters is that we harm no one and, where possible, lend a helping hand to those in need.

Patricia R Moyniham
Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Irish Independent