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Submitted by Matthew on Sat, 23/07/2011 - 20:42

I was in Dublin last week when the Cloyne Report was published. For anyone who remembers the Church's hold over Irish society in the twentieth century, it was almost surreal to watch politicians on TV lining up to give the bishops a kicking. It was like British politicians suddenly losing their fear of the Murdoch empire, magnified by a few hundred.

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