The Holy Vader’s Letter to Ireland (or, Vatican example of passive aggressive prose)

From the Death Star (Vatican): Emperor, oops, POPE Benedict XVI  has issued a pastoral letter to the people of Ireland concerning the findings of two reports commissioned by the Government of Ireland.  The letter was meant to be a way of communicating with  the faithful in Ireland on the never-ending sex crisis in the church.  Pope… Continue reading The Holy Vader’s Letter to Ireland (or, Vatican example of passive aggressive prose)

Irish Radio Talking Notes (Part II of Adventures in Irish Radio…)

As I mentioned in my last post, I was invited to participate in a discussion on the Report by Commission of Investigation into Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin, also known as the "Murphy Report" for a radio talk show on NewsTalk in Ireland.   I was thrilled to be asked to be on and very happy to… Continue reading Irish Radio Talking Notes (Part II of Adventures in Irish Radio…)