Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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What Voltaire Said

Back in the '70s a priest called John Brady, acting as an official inquisitor, subjected the victims of a paedophile priest to a detailed interrogation, swore them to silence and then dismissed them back into their parishes. The abuser-  Eugene Greene- remained in place for many more years and carried on abusing. John Brady is now Sean Brady (ah begorrah) and Primate of all Ireland. When a reporter from the BBC confronts him with questions about his part in the affair he turns to his minder for comfort then runs away.

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In a way I feel for John Brady. He was a cog in a machine. Only, of course, the church is supposed to be something other than a machine and its members rather more than cogs. 
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