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Ireland to shut Vatican embassy in cost overhaul
Montreal Gazette ^ | November 3, 2011 | Reuters

Posted on 11/03/2011 4:12:27 PM PDT by Alex Murphy

The Vatican recalled its ambassador to Ireland in July after Prime Minister Enda Kenny accused the Holy See of obstructing investigations into sexual abuse by priests.

Gilmore said he did not expect the Vatican now to close its mission in Dublin.

"The fact that we have chosen to close our mission in the Vatican and to have it serviced from Dublin doesn't necessarily mean that we won't have a Papal Nuncio here," he said.

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TOPICS: Catholic; Ministry/Outreach; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: catholic; diplomacy; ireland; romancatholicism; vatican
The Vatican recalled its ambassador to Ireland in July after Prime Minister Enda Kenny accused the Holy See of obstructing investigations into sexual abuse by priests....

...."The fact that we have chosen to close our mission in the Vatican and to have it serviced from Dublin doesn't necessarily mean that we won't have a Papal Nuncio here," he said.

1 posted on 11/03/2011 4:12:29 PM PDT by Alex Murphy
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To: Alex Murphy

If he wants to play that game, the Vatican should call the Nuncio home for instructions and not send one back until this man leaves office.


2 posted on 11/03/2011 9:12:20 PM PDT by RobbyS (Viva Christus Rex.)
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To: RobbyS

I think its good if the Church does not respond. The Taoisech is using the Vatican to distract attention away from the government’s failures. Let him. The backlash against his liberalism will come...and the Church will be there, as always


3 posted on 11/04/2011 2:19:58 AM PDT by Cronos (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2787101/posts?page=58#58)
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