Tuesday March 31, 2020

Brady to become Ireland’s third cardinal

Archbishop Sean Brady may have sparked controversy in the past, but next month his years of work will reap a well-deserved reward, writes Kieron Wood.

20th October, 2007

Archbishop Sean Brady may have sparked controversy in the past, but next month his years of work will reap a well-deserved reward, writes Kieron Wood.

The Papal consistory in Rome on November 24 will restore a century-old tradition when Pope Benedict XVI places the red hat of a cardinal on the head of Archbishop Sean Brady of Armagh.

For the whole of the 20th century, Ireland’s cardinal was based in the island’s primatial see in Armagh,...

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