Showing posts from March, 2019


GUEST POST |  BY FELIX O'NEILL I n today’s Irish Times, the 13th. March 2019, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin speaks of the- “darker and sadder side of Church life  in a culture of careerism and nastiness”   and he continues-  “working at the Vatican is an unusual experience”   This of course begs the question, what does  Archbishop Martin  mean by “ darker and sadder side of Church life in a culture of careerism and nastiness ” Does he mean for example, the Vatican; or much closer to home in Dublin, Ireland; or that the Roman Catholic Church has dark secrets? This is very intriguing coming from an Irish Archbishop with his own dark secrets.   Dr. Martin should e nlighten us on this darker aspect. Perhaps it was the recent cardinals, bishops and priests convicted of raping millions of children world-wide? Or was it the  60,000 secret files  Dr. Martin gave as Archbishop of Dublin to the Irish police? Their Investigators were given access to  60,000  previously secret Ca


by Owen Felix O'Neill |  8th March 2019 Senior ecclesiastical leaders, always considered as untouchable Princes of the Roman Catholic Church, have now been convicted of raping and covering up the rape of millions of children world-wide. The news this day: a French court has this morning, the 7th. of March 2019 convicted the Catholic Archbishop of Lyon of failing to act on historic allegations of sexual rape of Boy Scouts in his diocese. The French Judges handed Cardinal Philippe Barbarin a six-month suspended jail sentence.  Oh mighty Princes of the church, the promised throne of Peter, descends, pierced by the burning bolts of old they fell, and still roll bellowing in the depths of Hell. A few months ago, another Cardinal, “Vanilla Sex” Pell (Pellophile) was convicted in a court of law of raping two choir boys in a Catholic cathedral in Australia. One of the boys subsequently took his own life soon after his rape.  With many more credible accusations by other men wh