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In Praise of Father Mc Manus

Posted By: March 29, 2013

By: Congressman Ben Gilman, former Chairman, House International Relations Committee February 2003 As I retire from Congress I want to pay tribute to Father Sean Mc Manus, the President of the Irish National Caucus. For 30 years as a Member of Congress I have been privileged to work for many good and noble causes around […]

O’Bradaigh versus Adams Classicism versus Historical Consciousness

Posted By: March 29, 2013

By Father Sean Mc Manus January 14, 2003 Theologians point out that the best way for Catholics to understand the change brought about by the Second Vatican Council (1962- 1965) is to see it in terms of a shift from classicism to historical consciousness. It has struck me, over the years, that this is also […]

We wound up Trimble, Chicago paper says

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Irish Echo. November 27 – December 3, 2002 By Ray O’Hanlon rohanlon@irishecho.com Don’t blame Irish Americans. We did it. That was the message this week from the Chicago Sun Times in the wake of the uproar stemming from David Trimble’s remarks calling into question the legitimacy of the Irish state. Trimble told the paper’s editorial […]

Bertie’s Unkindest Cut of All Blame Us For Anything At All, except Trimble

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Washington, D.C. November 20, 2002 —Taoiseach Bertie Ahern enjoys broad support among Irish-Americans, and that is why they will be really taken aback by his statement trying to explain away David Trimble’s latest sectarian, anti-Catholic and anti-Irish outburst. Mr. Ahern had said the views of some Irish-Americans ” acted as a wind-up” for Trimble. ” […]

Bertie’s Unkindest Cut of All Blame Us For Anything At All, except Trimble

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Washington, D.C. November 20, 2002 —Taoiseach Bertie Ahern enjoys broad support among Irish-Americans, and that is why they will be really taken aback by his statement trying to explain away David Trimble’s latest sectarian, anti-Catholic and anti-Irish outburst. Mr. Ahern had said the views of some Irish-Americans ” acted as a wind-up” for Trimble. ” […]

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