Tuesday June 2, 2020

Willie O’Reilly: High tech comes to the rescue of the high altar

Like everything else, religion has moved online and Covid-19 has just accelerated that process

24th May, 2020
Diarmuid Martin, the Archbishop of Dublin, said that after the pandemic, ‘We’ll have a very different church‘. Picture: Fergal Philips

I’ve just binge-watched the Angeles. All eight episodes in one go. They’re on the RTÉ Player under “season one”. My ears are ringing.

As a TV show it doesn’t have the chemistry of Normal People. We see a man sculpting a dove from sand. He has a touch of Connell’s quiet demeanour, in that he says nothing and has a GAA physique. But there’s no action....

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