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Saint Enda

• Yes, it is true, we have never been so popular. Smiling Enda has adorned the cover of 'Time' magazine and now has been chosen European of the Year by the association of German magazine publishers.

As he is held in such high esteem, I am furious with Pope Benedict. He announced a pope-mobile load of new saints last week, and not a mention of Blessed Enda.

Were we snubbed because we closed the Vatican Embassy, or perhaps he never got the text Enda was sending?

Sean Kelly
Newtown Hill, Tramore, Waterford

Irish Independent