Thursday, November 06, 2008

Ireland's Primate Questions the EU

I was able to personally attend Mass celebrated by then Bishop Sean Brady, Bishop of Antrim, last year before the bishop was named a Cardinal by PBXVI. The bishop was in Savannah for a reunion with our own Bishop Boland. The two, with several other Irish peers, attended the same seminary.

He seemed fairly orthodox; the sermon addressed the end of abortion.

He now questions the EU's benefit for Ireland. Hopefully, his resistance will assist in blocking the EU's involvement in Ireland.

"Is it possible that citizens experience the EU nowadays primarily in terms of rather intrusive bureaucracy, oppressive legislation and insecure economics rather than as a social project based on fundamental human values," he asked.

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