Brady successor a safe pair of hands

The new coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh is almost quarter of a century younger than the man he will succeed as head of the Catholic Church in Ireland.

20th January, 2013
Monsignor Eamon Martin and Cardinal Sean Brady.

The new coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh is almost quarter of a century younger than the man he will succeed as head of the Catholic Church in Ireland. It is an indication that Pope Benedict is prepared to appoint men who could remain in place in important dioceses for the next 25 years or so.

Monsignor Eamon Martin, who has been administrator of the Diocese of Derry for the past 15 months, was born in Derry in...

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