Bishops Wash feet in Dublin = PR stunt

TWO senior Catholic bishops ran a PR stunt last Sunday. First they lay prostate in a Dublin cathedral, then they proceded to wash the feet of eight victims of Church abuse. Worshippers (and victims)  looked on as Cardinal Sean P O’Malley of Boston and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin performed their act of contrition after … Read more

Vatican Press Release: “must reflect on what allowed abuse” !!

There has been an bizarre press release today from the Vatican … it is quite extraordinary in that is illustrates the astonishing degree of pure stupidity and complete detachment from reality. Here it is … with my comments in red … VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI told Vatican officials Monday that they must … Read more

Canon law has allowed Catholic abuse priests to escape punishment

There is an interesting article in today’s UK Guardian that states the position now being taken by Geoffrey Robertson QC, the lawyer engaged to seriously consider a legal challenge against the pope. His book, “The Case of the Pope”, is published tomorrow, so unless you have been living on MARS for the past five years, … Read more

Iranian Clerics being grossly immoral yet again

Once again we have yet another example of how barbaric the Islamic regime in Iran is. There are reports that they have sentenced Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani – the 43-year-old Iranian woman who faces execution after being convicted of adultery – to 99 lashes in prison for “spreading corruption and indecency”. So what exactly does that … Read more