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Church happy to keep up appearances

24th July, 2010
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The Catholic Church in Ireland isn’t what it used to be.

Forget for a moment child abuse by clergy and the Church’s wretched response.

What I’m talking about are the public demonstrations of piety, the May and Corpus Christi processions with their monstrances and gilded canopies moving through the streets, the uniformed confraternities, the Catholic Repositories selling rosary beads and holy pictures.

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