|Dev as a Chyung F'laa|
The dodgy WW2 Pope Pius XII - who (some claim) was less outspoken against the Nazis than he should have been - looked at the Archbishop of Dublin and thought: "This guy is a fascist!"
|Mr. Charlie Chaplin|
The new Fine Gael led government sent a telegram to the Vatican at its first cabinet meeting stating it intended "...to repose at the feet of Your Holiness the assurance of our filial loyalty and of our devotion to Your August Person as well as our firm resolve to be guided in all our work by the teaching of Christ and to strive for the attainment of a social order in Ireland based on Christian principles."
Thankfully, we have a more healthy attitude where Rome doesn't dictate how we live our lives today, a better rapport where we're not being lectured to, and we can inquire and engage without fear of prosecution or prejudice. I'm off out to the pub tonight to have a few scoops to celebrate. Might head up North too! I hear the pubs in Belfast are open till 10pm.
|Stay out of here now, yeh dirty beggar!|