I didn’t yet express an opinion on him either way.
Very bigoted and intolerant outlook.
I suppose some people tolerate enslavement of thousands of women, abduction of thousands of babies and physical and sexual abuse of thousands of children; and covering it up. And some people don’t.
So practising Catholics all endorse any wrong ever committed by one of its members?
As I said, it’s a comment that comes across as hate speech against Catholics. As a practising Catholic I find those sort of comments as unnecessary and misguided but if that’s the sort of rhetoric you want to share then that’s your choice - people can make their own minds up.
Its definitely hate speech against a woman exercising her right to wear what she likes.
I never said that you did. It would be great if you could condemn the enslavement of thousands of women, abduction of thousands of babies and physical and sexual abuse of thousands of children; and it’s cover up, all committed by the Catholic church.
You are pilloring every Catholic in your wild generalisations. It’s very bigoted, there were acts committed by members of the church which were deeply wrong and these acts and cover ups happened across many powerful institutions in this country.
The same Ireland that is the only country in the world to have voted in same sex marriage by referendum?
What attracts you to Catholicism mate?
So you do condemn the enslavement of thousands of women, abduction of thousands of babies and physical and sexual abuse of thousands of children and it’s cover up by the Catholic church?
What’s that got to do with anything? Government should have just legislated for that by the way.
It shows that Ireland isn’t as backward as you are trying to make out.
Not in all aspects. All though some people would argue, correctly, that having a vote on whether a certain minority get equal civil rights is in itself massively backward.
It required a change in the Constitution which can only be brought about by referendum.
I don’t agree. Nowhere in the constitution did it say marriage was between a man and a woman or that it’s couldn’t be between same sex couples.
Name one religion that hasn’t had horrible shit done in its name… This isn’t some sort of fascist state. People have the freedom of religious expression here. If it was a politician wearing a hijab and lads on here criticised her for it youd be outraged
Ah well if all the other lads are at it that must make it grand so.
You know you can condemn the actions of the church without resorting to having pot shots at a woman over the expression of her spiritual beliefs. Do you condemn all members of the church the same? And do you condemn all religions equally for sins past and present? I myself am not religious in the slightest but think it’s cuntish to sneer at people for their beliefs and how the express them. Its a free country though and your entitled to your opinion the same as mcentee is to her religious expression.
There were heaps of grey areas with references to the family etc. Also is it not better that such a topic is put to the public vote, with a decisive proposed amendment, instead of heap of old codgers in the Dail and Seanad mulling over it?
Anyway, are you honestly saying that you do not think that the Irish public, which you refer to so disparagingly, should not be commended with regard to their liberal view of same sex marriage?