Cardinal welcomes plan for queen's Irish visit
PATSY McGARRYTHE PROPOSED visit of Queen Elizabeth to the Republic has been warmly welcomed by the Catholic primate Cardinal Seán Brady.
It would be, he said, “an important religious and civic event”. He was also “conscious of the very warm and gracious welcome offered by Her Majesty to Pope Benedict XVI on his recent visit to Scotland and England”.
He welcomed the visit particularly “as a mark of the mutual respect that exists between our two countries and also of the deep
At the Abrahamic Religions dinner in Belfast last night, hosted by the Northern Ireland Dialogue Society, he said he hoped the
Separately, the Irish Inter-Church Meeting, which represents 14 Christian traditions, has welcomed the queen’s planned visit.
As reported in Irish News Today