Irish Hierarchy’s Statement on the Turmoil in Argentina


The following statement was issued in 1955 by the Irish hierarchy at their June meeting in St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth:

The Catholic Hierarchy of Ireland, assembled at Maynooth on the occasion of their general meeting, express their deep sympathy with the great Catholic nation of Argentina in the grievous trials which it has endured during the last year.

Recalling the many links that bind our countries we ask our people to offer fervent prayers that God may restore peace, liberty of conscience and the tranquility of order to the Argentine Republic.

Given at Maynooth on 21st June, 1955.

Signed on behalf of the archbishops and bishops of Ireland.

Chairman

+JOHN D’ALTON,
Archbishop of Armagh,
Primate of All Ireland.

Secretaries

+WILLIAM MacNEELY,
Bishop of Raphoe.

+JAMES FERGUS,
Bishop of Achonry.

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Posted on August 2, 2011, in Argentina, Bishops' Pastorals, International Ethics, Irish History. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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