24Nov The Pope Speaks on Condoms and Environment Fr.Seán McDonagh, SSC

Two statements in recent weeks by Pope  Benedict XVI, one on condoms and the other on farming and the environment, illustrate the co-dependent and often dysfunctional relationship between the media and Church leaders.  Whenever the pope or other senior Church … Read the rest

24Nov The IMF are in Ireland: What can we Expect? Fr. Seán McDonagh, SSC

After weeks of denial and bluster from a variety of government ministers, the Irish Taoiseach,  Brian Cowen, announced  on Sunday November 21st 2010, that the his government had formally applied for a multibillion euro rescue package from the European … Read the rest