Go Irish!

Saturday, December 11, 2010
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Not the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame but the Irish themselves.

Wikileak cables show Ireland irked Vatican on sovereignty. Apparently, the Vatican was dissed by Ireland over their investigation of church sex abuse.


VATICAN CITY (AP) - Newly released U.S. diplomatic cables indicate that the Vatican felt "offended" that Ireland failed to respect Holy See "sovereignty" by asking high-ranking churchmen to answer questions from an Irish commission probing decades of sex abuse of minors by clergy.
That the Holy See used its diplomatic-immunity status as a tiny city-state to try to thwart the Irish fact-finding probe has long been known. But the WikiLeaks cables, published by Britain's The Guardian newspaper on Saturday, contain delicate, behind-the-scenes diplomatic assessments of the highly charged situation.

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