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#Sean Brady

# sean-brady - Monday 22 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 22nd 2015, 3:21 PM 20,940 Views 76 Comments

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
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Seán Brady's resignation

Sep 8th 2014, 11:00 PM 15,093 Views 87 Comments

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

# sean-brady - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Brady resignation "too late" for abuse survivor
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Brady resignation "too late" for abuse survivor

Aug 17th 2014, 2:33 PM 8,115 Views 32 Comments

Brendan Boland says that Sean Brady was “weak”.

# sean-brady - Saturday 16 August, 2014

The Mooney Show, Knock, and polygamy: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

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

Aug 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 10,952 Views 4 Comments

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

# sean-brady - Friday 15 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 15th 2014, 11:10 PM 12,150 Views 13 Comments

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
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

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

Aug 15th 2014, 10:43 PM 23,546 Views 193 Comments

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
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Catholic bishops urge G8 leaders to clamp down on tax avoidance

Jun 6th 2013, 7:31 PM 5,400 Views 86 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

May 5th 2013, 4:55 PM 327 Views 199 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

Bishops call for political campaign against proposed new abortion law

May 3rd 2013, 1:29 PM 10,034 Views 294 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

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

Mar 29th 2013, 7:08 PM 5,976 Views 45 Comments

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
# Sede Vacante
# Sede Vacante

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

Feb 11th 2013, 8:10 PM 12,702 Views 57 Comments

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
# Cardinal Brady
# Cardinal Brady

Monsignor Eamon Martin appointed Coadjutor to Cardinal Brady

Jan 18th 2013, 12:00 PM 4,682 Views 64 Comments

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’
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Sep 10th 2012, 7:06 AM 759 Views 208 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Aug 27th 2012, 10:12 AM 11,335 Views 382 Comments

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
# Abortion
# Abortion

Cardinal appeals for abortion referendum – but minister sees no need

Aug 26th 2012, 3:51 PM 7,576 Views 82 Comments

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
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Cardinal Brady expresses 'deep shame' over Church abuse

Jun 15th 2012, 7:53 AM 2,233 Views 44 Comments

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
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

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

Jun 1st 2012, 2:29 PM 1,606 Views 3 Comments

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
# Brendan Boland
# Brendan Boland

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

May 8th 2012, 9:22 PM 4,201 Views 44 Comments

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
# Abuse
# Abuse

Parents should have been warned: Cardinal Seán Brady

May 7th 2012, 7:49 PM 6,554 Views 74 Comments

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
# Said And Done

Good innings and Jedi Knights: The week in quotes

May 6th 2012, 7:00 PM 5,099 Views 4 Comments

“They were absolutely stoned out of their minds.”

# sean-brady - Saturday 5 May, 2012

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

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

May 5th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,336 Views 6 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

May 5th 2012, 8:30 AM 37 Views 59 Comments

One’s civic duties are not the same as one’s self-imposed religious obligations, writes TheJournal.ie 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
# IEC2012
# IEC2012

Hymns and prayers on your iPhone in time for Eucharistic Congress

May 4th 2012, 3:28 PM 2,340 Views 19 Comments

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
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

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

May 4th 2012, 8:50 AM 3,369 Views 43 Comments

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

# sean-brady - Thursday 3 May, 2012

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

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

May 3rd 2012, 11:18 AM 2,086 Views 31 Comments

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
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Fergus Finlay reveals personal experience of child abuse

May 2nd 2012, 6:40 PM 7,818 Views 28 Comments

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
# Abuse
# Abuse

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

May 2nd 2012, 12:42 PM 3,983 Views 50 Comments

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
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Cardinal Brady faces new claims over role in sex abuse inquiry

May 2nd 2012, 7:31 AM 4,151 Views 78 Comments

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
# Priest
# Priest

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

Apr 29th 2012, 5:48 PM 11,907 Views 67 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

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

Apr 2nd 2012, 12:39 PM 14,359 Views 121 Comments

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"
# Apostolic Visitation
# Apostolic Visitation

Irish Catholic bishops "make heartfelt pleas for forgiveness"

Mar 20th 2012, 11:20 AM 2,923 Views 50 Comments

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
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Abuse victim calls for Brady apology as lawsuits against Cardinal emerge

Dec 4th 2011, 1:46 PM 1,667 Views 0 Comments

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
# Vatican
# Vatican

Closure of Vatican embassy comes under fire from Catholic groups

Nov 4th 2011, 8:36 AM 2,128 Views 120 Comments

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

# sean-brady - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

# sean-brady - Friday 28 January, 2011

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

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

Jan 28th 2011, 2:45 PM 10 Views 0 Comments

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
# Cardinal Rules
# Cardinal Rules

Cardinal Rules Part 9: The view from here on high

Jan 21st 2011, 2:50 PM 8 Views 0 Comments

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
# Nation State
# Nation State

Cardinal Rules Part 8: The state of the nation

Jan 14th 2011, 3:53 PM 2 Views 0 Comments

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
# New Year
# New Year

Cardinal Rules Part 7: The year ahead

Dec 31st 2010, 10:04 AM 5 Views 0 Comments

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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