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Don’t Blame the Orangemen for bigotry

Posted By: March 29, 2013

By Fr. Sean McManus, President of the Irish National Caucus May 2008 OBSERVER, Newcastle (May 13) identifies the source of anti-Catholic bigotry as the Orange Order. But one has to go deeper than that. The Orange Order merely reflects the anti-Catholicism that is enshrined, justified and practiced in the British constitution through the Act of […]

Washington Pressure on Dodds

Posted By: March 29, 2013

By Fr. Sean McManus, President of the Irish National Caucus CAPITOL HILL. Friday, February 1, 2008 ——– The Northern Ireland Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Mr. Nigel Dodds, is increasingly under fire for the recent outburst of his adviser, Mr. Wallace Thompson. Mr. Thompson has caused great shock in Washington for denouncing the Pope […]

National Geographic Finds Its Way, With Grace and Class

Posted By: March 29, 2013

By Fr. Sean McManus, President of the Irish National Caucus CAPITOL HILL. Wednesday, January 23, 3008 —- National Geographic has mended its ways — changing the way it refers to Ireland, no longer calling it a “ British isle”. In its print Travel Catalog 2008-2009, and in its on-line version, National Geographic had a page […]

FR. MC MANUS ON PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON

Posted By: March 29, 2013

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR IRISH ECHO MAY 21, 2007 Dear Editor, I am a big fan of Edward T. O’Donnell’s column, ” Hibernian Chronicle”, which I read religiously. His May 16 column, “President slams ‘hyphenated Americans’” was of special interest because it dealt with the attitude of Woodrow Wilson (who was President from March 4, […]

Senator Casey Joins Irish National Caucus

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Press Release April 16, 2007 CAPITOL HILL. MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2007 —- The recently elected US Senator from Pennsylvania, Bob Casey Jr., has become a ” Congressional Friend” of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus. ” We are honored and proud to have Senator Casey as a Congressional Friend”, said Caucus president, Fr. Sean Mc […]

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