Armed police drag pro-lifer from Irish cathedral while he prays for unborn

LifeSiteNews | 1/7/2019 | Staff
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January 7, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – 2018 was the year that saw the Irish Referendum on abortion passed with cheering crowds on the streets of Dublin and elsewhere.

As the Feast of the Holy Family drew to a close on December 30, armed police at the request of the local clergy forcibly dragged an Irish pro-lifer from a Catholic cathedral. Seemingly, his crime was wanting to pray through the night in that cathedral as an act of reparation for the liberal abortion law about to be enacted in Ireland.

Cathedral - Question - St - Patrick - Cathedral

The cathedral in question was St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Armagh. That city is the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland. It is reputed to be the site of St. Patrick’s main church that, according to tradition, was founded there in the year 457. It is the historic centre of Christianity in the island.

As with many such incidents today, there is video footage of the man being dragged from the cathedral by armed police. On this occasion, however, the police officers involved seem only embarrassed by what they were asked to do by the cathedral authorities. In the video the detained man is peaceful and clearly intent on doing nothing more than praying for his country and the generations about to be slaughtered as a result of the Republic’s new abortion law. He says as much to the police officers. Nevertheless, he is told he is under arrest and will be taken to a nearby police station, with the inevitable court appearance soon to follow.

Year - Ireland - Images - Year - Tragedy

2018 was a dismal year for Ireland. These desperate images seem to capture that year’s tragedy anew and how some have their priorities back to front. As the year ended, and the clock ticked down to the implementation of a new abortion regime in Ireland, one would have thought that the cathedral,...
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