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Pope can’t be serious

I WAS astounded to read of the Pope’s anger about the police raids in Belgium.

Finally he had a chance to be seen to be genuine about rooting out the huge evil in his church, but what did he do?

He got angry with the forces of law and order who were trying to do just that on behalf of thousands of victims and millions of angry people.

One can only conclude the Pope is being guided by some very malevolent or stupid advisers because he can’t possibly have meant those words himself. That would mean he was still trying to cover up all the child abuse of his great bureaucracy. No, no, surely not.

Dick Barton


Co Wicklow


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