martedì 27 luglio 2021

Archbishop accuses media of distorted coverage of religion

(Patsy McGarry, The Irish Times)
The Irish media are “being managed to serve distorted and sometimes questionable ends, which are calculated to deprive us of our critical faculties”, the Catholic Archbishop of Tuam, Michael Neary, has declared. In a sharply worded criticism, he said “forces are endeavouring to reshape our values, fears and dreams in ways that are quite literally opposed to the joy of the Gospel”. The archbishop’s remarks were made at Mass in Westport last Saturday night, which would normally have heralded the annual climb of Croagh Patrick on the last Sunday of July, “Reek Sunday”. (...)