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# sean-brady - Monday 22 June, 2015

'He ought never to have been ordained' - Fr Brendan Smyth's order

The north’s historical abuse inquiry is to concentrate on the crimes of the notorious paedophile priest all this week.

# sean-brady - Monday 8 September, 2014

Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Seán Brady's resignation

The Primate of All Ireland retired on age grounds when he turned 75.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# sean-brady - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Brady resignation "too late" for abuse survivor

Brendan Boland says that Sean Brady was “weak”.

# sean-brady - Saturday 16 August, 2014

The Mooney Show, Knock, and polygamy: The week in numbers

Plus: What subject had the highest failure rate in the Leaving Certificate?

# sean-brady - Friday 15 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Cardinal Seán Brady and the tragic death of two nuns.

Cardinal Seán Brady has offered to resign as Primate of All Ireland

The offer of resignation, in line with Canon Law, must be approved by the Pope.

# sean-brady - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Catholic bishops urge G8 leaders to clamp down on tax avoidance

The leaders of Catholics from 11 countries say corporations, like citizens, have a moral duty to pay their fair share.

# sean-brady - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Column: Catholic bishops made five mistakes in their opposition to abortion legislation

The Catholic Church teaching on abortion still holds – but the bishops are opposing the proposed legislation the wrong way, writes Fr Tony Flannery.

# sean-brady - Friday 3 May, 2013

Bishops call for political campaign against proposed new abortion law

Ireland’s Catholic bishops say the proposed abortion bill marks a “dramatic and morally unacceptable change” in Irish law.

# sean-brady - Friday 29 March, 2013

Cardinal Brady uses Easter message to rally support for pro-life cause

He also referenced Twitter and heaped praise on Pope Francis.

# sean-brady - Monday 11 February, 2013

Cardinal Brady notes 'significant' date of Pope's retirement news

February 11 is the World Day of the Sick, Brady notes, asking for prayers for those responsible for choosing his successor.

# sean-brady - Friday 18 January, 2013

Monsignor Eamon Martin appointed Coadjutor to Cardinal Brady

Msgr Martin has been appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh, and will assist Brady until he finishes up in the post.

# sean-brady - Monday 10 September, 2012

Column: ‘I often wonder whether I’d be here, if abortion had been legal’

Sean Rooney was adopted as a baby in 1993. In a different country he might never have been born, he writes – but that doesn’t mean women shouldn’t have a choice.

# sean-brady - Monday 27 August, 2012

Poll: Should the Church run a political campaign against abortion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Church run a political campaign against abortion?

Pat Rabbitte says he doesn’t want the Church weighing into an abortion debate “in the political sense”. Do you?

# sean-brady - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Cardinal appeals for abortion referendum – but minister sees no need

Seán Brady says the ruling in the X Case was “flawed” and a referendum is needed to reverse it, but Pat Rabbitte disagrees.

# sean-brady - Friday 15 June, 2012

Cardinal Brady expresses 'deep shame' over Church abuse

However, he stopped short of offering a specific apology for his own actions in the investigation of child abuse.

# sean-brady - Friday 1 June, 2012

PSNI says abuse allegations in BBC programme did not happen in North

BBC’s This World programme alleged that Cardinal Sean Brady had failed to protect children from abuse.

# sean-brady - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Brendan Boland: My healing won't begin until Brady resigns

But the clerical abuse survivor welcomed yesterday’s public apology from the Primate of All Ireland.

# sean-brady - Monday 7 May, 2012

Parents should have been warned: Cardinal Seán Brady

Catholic Church leader apologises to abuse victims and says he regrets “very much” that parents of children at risk weren’t informed.

# sean-brady - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Good innings and Jedi Knights: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Good innings and Jedi Knights: The week in quotes

“They were absolutely stoned out of their minds.”

# sean-brady - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here's the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here's the week's news... skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Continuity Irish Dancers turn vicious over ringlets row; 12 million bungalows for Athlone; Michael Noonan takes Miss Ireland crown as ‘warning’…

Column: Being held to accountability is not persecution, Cardinal Brady

One’s civic duties are not the same as one’s self-imposed religious obligations, writes columnist Lisa McInerney – nor are they superseded by them.

# sean-brady - Friday 4 May, 2012

Hymns and prayers on your iPhone in time for Eucharistic Congress

A Dominican friar has developed the app to enable pilgrims around the world to experience the Congress, which takes place in Dublin in June.

'Where's the humanity?' - prominent theologian says Cardinal Brady should resign

Fr Vincent Twomy says Brady “has unfortunately lost his moral credibility” over the 1975 abuse inquiry.

# sean-brady - Thursday 3 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Tánaiste suggests Cardinal Brady should "not hold a position of authority"

Eamon Gilmore said it was his personal view that anyone who did not deal with the scale of the abuse outlined in a BBC documentary this week should not be in a position of authority.

# sean-brady - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Fergus Finlay reveals personal experience of child abuse

The Barnardos chief executive said he was sexually assaulted at the age of 11.

In full: Cardinal Brady responds to allegations over role in abuse inquiry

The primate of all-Ireland has released a statement in response to new allegations about his role in an inquiry into abuse allegations against the paedophile priest Brendan Smyth.

Cardinal Brady faces new claims over role in sex abuse inquiry

Abuse allegations made by a 14-year-old boy were mishandled by the current head of the Catholic Church back in the 1970s with result that other boys were abused, a BBC documentary disclosed.

# sean-brady - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Priest who 'inadvertently' showed porn images to parents requests leave of absence

Fr Martin McVeigh has requested a leave of absence after inappropriate images were shown to parents of a First Communion class.

# sean-brady - Monday 2 April, 2012

Archdiocese investigating report of 'inappropriate imagery' shown at primary school

A parish priest “inadvertently” displayed explicit images at the beginning of a PowerPoint presentation in a parents’ meeting.

# sean-brady - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Irish Catholic bishops "make heartfelt pleas for forgiveness"

Statement from Irish bishops ‘welcomes’ findings of ‘pastoral’ Apostolic Visitation which was sent to Ireland from the Vatican – but Cardinal Brady says it doesn’t “supersede” the Church’s policy.

# sean-brady - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Abuse victim calls for Brady apology as lawsuits against Cardinal emerge

Brendan Boland has called for an apology from Cardinal Sean Brady in the wake of settlement reached this week over the Bishop of Armagh’s handling of allegations of abuse by Fr Brendan Smyth.

# sean-brady - Friday 4 November, 2011

Closure of Vatican embassy comes under fire from Catholic groups

The move has been condemned as part of the government’s “attack on Catholic culture”.

# sean-brady - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# sean-brady - Friday 28 January, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 10: On FF (Family First) electioneering

The (not) Primate of All Ireland calls in on his old FF friend Mattie O’Moore as the party limbers up for canvassing and kissing babies.

# sean-brady - Friday 21 January, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 9: The view from here on high

The (not) Primate of All Ireland bringeth all the objectivity he can muster to bear on the turbulent events of the week.

# sean-brady - Friday 14 January, 2011

Cardinal Rules Part 8: The state of the nation

The (not) Primate of All Ireland mulls over the passing of respectable God-fearing Catholic Ireland.

# sean-brady - Friday 31 December, 2010

Cardinal Rules Part 7: The year ahead

Wondering what to expect from the new year? The (not) Primate of All Ireland is here to fill you in on all you need to know…

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