Brady's humanity was blunted by the Church
Several years ago, I had a brief meeting with Seán Brady in a hotel lobby, a meeting spontaneously instigated by him.
Several years ago, I had a brief meeting with Seán Brady in a hotel lobby, a meeting spontaneously instigated by him. My fleeting impression was he was a decent, modest man, and nothing that has been revealed since then disturbs that impression.
Not that I now think that how he behaved - knowing, in 1975, that children were in danger of abuse - was justifiable, or that his defence now is justifiable. But...
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