The Shame of Ireland
The Virgin Mary is pregnant and it’s an unpleasant — even shocking — surprise.
At least that’s how she is depicted in a controversial new billboard erected Tuesday by St. Matthew-in-the-City, an Anglican church in Auckland, N.Z. Swathed in blue, green and red robes, a shocked Mary clasps her hand over her mouth while looking at a pregnancy test.
“Regardless of any premonition, that discovery (of being pregnant) would have been shocking,” vicar Glynn Cardy and associate priest…Continue
All that glitters is not gold
Behind all the glitter, the flashing neon and the mood music there are many people outcast from society - cast into the shadow by a shamed system. Many who went through the Industrial Schools system ended up on the streets; many of them lived…Continue
this is the kind of thing we wouldnt even know about normaly
Added by pauline jackson on December 11, 2011 at 13:25 — No Comments
Survivor of Fr. Brendan Smyth outlines case against Brady - Brady spent 14 years putting obstacles in his way.
can't help thinking the survivors of clergy sexual abuse NOT got a voice in the discussions on these audits. would love to invite reps from ALL survivor led groups to come up with a common
'call for accountability'
and also for a common...all-survivor group platform to discuss what 'support from the church' actually means. all i see at the moment is a helpline where survivors are sign-posted for therapy!
this is a cop out. if interested in a…Continue
Added by marge on December 1, 2011 at 9:53 — No Comments