Sunday November 29, 2020

Better the Seville you know

Visiting the southern Spanish city during Holy Week is a vivid and sometimes unsettling experience, but there are more than enough fine eateries and bars to compensate, writes Emmanuel Kehoe

22nd April, 2015
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Holy week in Saville

Those of us who grew up in a more confessional Ireland may remember the annual May and Corpus Christi processions in the streets, bringing a touch of the transcendent to the lives of people, many of whom lived in very difficult circumstances.

In 1979, I covered Pope John Paul II’s Mass in the Phoenix Park and, as the years went by and the Catholic Church was forced to reveal its darker secrets, I came to...

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