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THE DAISY CHAIN – SCOTTISH GAY PRIESTS AND BISHOPS NETWORK.

MY EMAIL TO JOHN KEENAN, THE RC BISHOP OF PAISLEY – AKA + Betty Turpin.

Keenan

KEENAN’S RESPONSE

John Keenan neither acknowledged or answered my email of yesterday.

SCOTTISH PRIEST ON KEENAN

FATHER PAUL BROOKES

“Pat,


You might want to ask Bishop Keenan about his “special friend” from Seminary, Fr Paul Brookes, who used to make Johns bed and do his washing & ironing.

Fr Brookes loves to write articles condemning gay people and their lifestyle but now he’s HIV positive and on floats at Gay Pride wee John doesn’t want anything to do with him.

Thanks Pat for posting the info I sent, assurances of my prayers and those of other priests in Scotland”.

BISHOPS

Bishop Pat, for those who doubt the existence of The Daisy Chain or your knowledge of it let me today name those members of The Hierarchy in Scotland, living and dead, who were or are members of The Daisy Chain:


+ Gordon Joseph of St Andrews & Edinburgh (RIP)


+ Keith Patrick of St Andrews & Edinburgh (RIP)


+ Vincent of Dunkeld (RIP)


+ Xxxxxxx of Xxxxxxx


+ Xxxxxxxc currently of Xxxxxxc and former lover of Keith Patrick.

THE REPORT I RECEIVED – REDACTED JUST FOR TODAY:

Bishop Pat,​

Now to the next “ring” of the Order of Clergy in the Daisy Chain:

THE MONDAY CLUB

The Monday Club is hosted by Fr Xxxx Xxxxxxx current xxxxxxx Glasgow, His long term partner, Canon Michael McCoy of Newcastle Cathedral, hung himself over historical child abuse of boys at Easter.

Fr Xxxxx’s group involves the following who are couples: Frs Xx Xxxxx of Glasgow and Fr Xxxxx Xxxxxx of Paisley, Frs Xxxxx Xxxxxand Xxxx Xxxxxx who was removed from the Paisley over rent boys; Fr Xxxxx Xxxxxx of Dunkeld; Fr Xxxxxxx Xxxxxxx and Fr Xxxxx Xxxxx both of Edinburgh, who was recently arrested for sexual assault of a teenage boy.

THE TUESDAY NIGHT GROUP

The Tuesday Night Group is hosted by Fr Xxxx Xxxxxx of Glasgow, and his long term partner, Fr Xxx Xxxxxxx former xxxxxxx of Paisley, both former lovers of Deacon Xxxxx Xxxxx. Also in this group is another lover of Deacon , Fr Xxxxxx Xxxxxx, Vocations Director of Xxxxxx Fr Xxxxxx is also a former lover of the undertaker Xxxxxx Xxxxxx.

THE FRIDAY NIGHT GROUP

The Friday Night group is hosted by Fr Xxxxx Xxxxx, Director of xxxxxxx in Glasgow, he is also a former lover of the undertaker. Present at Friday night dinners are Frs Xxx Xxxxxxx, retired, and Fr Xxxx Xxxxxx, known as the priest who can get a bed at any chapel house. Also present at these dinners are several lay people including Mr Xxxx Xxxxxx, former lover of Deacon Xxxxx Xxxxx, Mr Xxxx Xxxxxx who is brother of Fr Xxxx Xxxx of Motherwell. They are both nephews of the Glasgow xxxxxxxxx who covers up for the Daisy Chain.

All true, do with it as you wish. Any Scottish source you have will confirm all this.​

Bshop Keenan is friends with the undertaker. Bishop Keenan has made 3 staff members redundant and sign NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS when they questioned him for paying off rent boys that were visiting the PRIESTS HOUSE to service Fr Xxxxxx Xxxxx

I’d be surprised if Keenan gets Glasgow, he’s not lied.

Looks like Bishop Nolan of Galloway for Glasgow.

Do you know that Philip Tartaglia’s former Vicar General, Mgr Paul Conroy, a very intelligent man, left in January and last Monday married his housekeeper of 20 years, Irene Mackintosh in Iteland?

MONSIGNOR PAUL CONROY CATHOLIC TRUTH SCOTLAND 2017:

Conroy with O’Brien and Benedict.

PAT SAYS:

Scotland is coming down with former and current senior clergy who have been or are sexually active gays.

And promotion in the Scottish RC church comes down to who you slept with or gave a blow job to.

This blog has received dozens of the names of these men.

I begin today with a redacted report that I received recently from a very senior source who is disgusted and fed up with the rot and the filth.

**** I AM ASKING SCOTTISH PRIESTS AND CATHOLICS TO SEND ME ALL THE INFORMATION THEY HAVE ABOUT THE CHURCH AND PRIESTS THEY HAVE.

bishopbuckley1@outlook.com

125 replies on “THE DAISY CHAIN – SCOTTISH GAY PRIESTS AND BISHOPS NETWORK.”

Not surprised at all. As they say a fish rots from the head down. KOB’S legacy will be with us for sometime. Why did they not release the report that Archbishop Scicluna prepared?

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Pat, did you get me email yesterday, in which you are mentioned obliquely in a report also involving Tom Deenihan and others?

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I think it’s a pity to name the deceased bishops or clergy as – while I have little to no doubt that the report naming them is accurate – there’s the natural justice issue of their being obviously unable to defend themselves against possibly unjust accusations.

The names of those still alive and making their (double) living out of the Church – that’s a very different kettle of fish “rotting from the head down” to quote Anonymous @ 7.15.am

Their names do need to be published – the unsuspecting faithful have a right to know if our bishops and priests are authentically Catholic or (at the risk of repeating myself) living double-lives.

I had been planning to publish the news of “The Wedding of the Year” in our September edition, but you’ve beaten me to it, so I may publish a blog on the topic, if only to underline the fact that – yet again, sadly – we have been vindicated by our exposé of clergy living a double-life. Despite that, I notice that your Scottish priest source approached you, and not me or moi, with the Daily Chain list. Can you see my green eyes from across the water?

As for that “Daily Chain” – that is, presumably, the “network of ‘gay’ priests operating under the noses of the bishops in Scotland” revealed by Fr Gordon Brown (Edinburgh) on the front page of the (Scottish) Sunday Mail some years ago – something I’ve often quoted.

The increasing brazenness with which these priests (and bishops like John Keenan) are living in open defiance of the Church’s teaching and disciplines, is breath-taking.

It will be interesting to see what, if any, reaction comes from the hierarchy/redacted names on the Daisy Chain list.

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Correction – I’ve typed “Daily” instead of “Daisy” through my original comment. Will need to slow down to 200 wpm one of these days…

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Daisy chain was probably taking part on a daily basis. I must admit I had to Google what it meant.

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It’s sickening to read this morning blog. The utterly sheer brazenness of these priests involved in daisy chain plus bishops.

Rcc method from top dowm in response to this is SILENCE(=omerta). Not surprised at all, the more I see their response for example, Dom Purcell and phonsie is to say NOTHING and NOTHING at all whatsoever unless it’s exposed to the outside sources such as the press. For instance, KOB resigned when 4 men reported it directly to a journalist (outside source) at the eve of a papal conclave. It made me realise now that’s its more or less a gay profession (my apologies to priests who are straight or hetreo as I don’t mean to imply them at all).

To be honest, I don’t know that much about Scotland RCC, quite frankly none at all whatsoever except for this blog. The only time that I had visited Scotland was a footie game in Hampden Park re Celtic some years ago. It was an enjoyable day out with friends. Glasgow City reminded me of Belfast ( of troubles) as I was kicked out of ‘rangers’ owned pub cis of my Irish accent.

Its a network of gay priests aka daisy chain as KOB name was mentioned there. I was wondering if there was such one in Ireland as this daisy chain (Scotland aka) in some dioceses where a Bishop knew of its existence and let them carry on with his approval or tacit approval. Does Crean or other bishops knew of its existence?

Bishop Scicluna name was mentioned 👆. But I think he’s useless cis he’s unable to remove them cos one reason or another whatever it is. Heard his name many times at the height of abuse crisis in rcc. But now he’s useless or had been cos of his inability to remove priests or bishops as he found them or named them in his report to the Vatican.

To be frank with you, I wouldn’t discuss it with him cis knowingly that it would come to nothing at all whatsoever. Then why talk to him if no certain outcome to be seen. Talking to gardai or an outside source would be a best place to get it out. That’s a first step cos we made some mistakes talking to rcc first instead of the gardai or outside in the past.

To me, its getting more and more shockingly re aka ‘daisy chain’. I’m sure it’s not the first time cos it was under wraps before or under the radar for a long time.

Is there more to come in other dioceses or around the world re rcc, its just me saying 🤷‍♂️?

That CTS article, when was it published? It looks like December 🤔

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That Catholic Truth report was published in our January, 2017 edition. You can read the whole report at this linkhttps://catholictruthscotland.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Catholic-Truth_Newsletter_2017-01.pdf

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These revelations are pretty horrendous if, when these individuals meet, they engage in weird orgies. It may only be a case of people of similar mind meeting together: we cannot conclude conclusively but as always, there seems to be a sexual component to these gatherings. I remember once being invited to a soiree by a wealthy (gay) bachelor parishioner (great chyrch goes with whom I chatted frequently) and, without being told, found myself in the company of a very well connected professional group of men – married, single, gay. At the end of a long meal served up by a thoroughly gay queen (nephew of the host who also lived in parish), with wine for every course, I excused myself to leave shortly after midnight. Some others likewise went to leave and came to the gate…Short brief chat and when I drove on, all 4 returned back inside the house to join the other five still inside. Present were professional people – ages 25 – 80…..I never again crossed that front door. What happened after I left, I don’t know but all looked like there would be fun after midnight!! I discovered later on that it was a regular on a fortnightly basis….Nithing wring as such but I personally found it weird, strange and very revealing….It wiukdn’t be for me and I later told the host that I was taken aback not knowing that so many would be there…it emerged me completely….But I could not make definitive judgments…if that’s what some oeoplecwant, surely that’s their business alone as longer no criminal behaviour of any kind is occurring….

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Wow!! They sure pushed/frustrated the source to open up about the Scottish situation.
Interesting that the Canon Michael McCoy was identified as part of the Daisy Chain – he clearly had a lot on his mind when took his own life by his own hand.
He needn’t have worried so much as Bishop Robert Byrne would have been a safe pair of hands to cover things up.
Clearly the Cathedral community and the Bishop knew all about McCoy – what they didn’t know he had a boyfriend?
Mind you having a boyfriend was the least of his problems given he was accused of child abuse.
Robert Byrne played it straight from the playbook – you know, we were all so surprised, who knew he was so unhappy as to take his own life.
This much I know – they knew.
His name will never be mentioned again in Newcastle – like the poor young curate in Birmingham who hinge himself in the wardrobe – Sean was his first name – my God the clergy clammed up about him. Mind you I did wonder if being found hanging in a wardrobe was a signal.
The CTS story about the priest and his housekeeper is hilarious- it read like a slapstick comedy- the bit that offended me most is that lover boy and lover girl wanted to kick out of Mass a parishioner they alleged to be the snitch and threatened her with the police if she didn’t leave. Jesus who do they think they are!!!
You couldn’t make that up – bloody hilarious, like a farce, oh wait, it is a farce.
Makes me think about Mario Conti and Thomas Winning and the rule of the Closet or just the RC clergy: if this is happening in Scotland then it’s sure as hell happening in every diocese in the country (world)!!!!
Those VGs – their main brief is to keep the scandals, the boyfriends, the rent boys, the child abuse on the down low – if they succeed promotion beckons – I’m sure if Richard Walker VG does a good job in Birmingham who knows he might find himself an auxiliary just like his predecessor!!
They have to reward them they know to much!!!
Thing is though they all prop up a system which is corrupt and decaying root and branch – they know it, we know it.
Word from the wise – don’t piss of the clergy and lay people too much otherwise the truth outs and game over baby!!
Hey the RC clergy are like the Taleban. they never change their spots – mayhem and darkness is their creed.

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Walker is VG in Birmingham? Most definitely not the marrying type. He was great pals with Menezes and Sean Connolly at Oscott. Think he left to try his vocation with the benedictines at Quarr abbey. Qualified as a solicitor before entering seminary but not sure,if he practiced, and if so only briefly.

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Anonymous @ 9.26am

I saw your comment earlier but had no time to reply – I’ve returned to comment on one thing only and it is your use of the Holy Name of Jesus, so casually, as an expletive.

The reason it’s been at the back of my mind all day, and this has been a particularly busy day, is because it reminds me of a conversation I had some years ago with a non-Catholic who said that nothing (he said) is so calculated to make people NOT take the Faith seriously, it’s the way (and I’m quoting him now, speaking in Glasgow) Irish Catholics use the name of Jesus to give vent to their annoyance, anger or whatever else. “And they want us to believe He’s God? Really?” Was the sum and substance of the rest of his remark.

Don’t know what you are taught on the subject in the Emerald Isle, but I was definitely taught that to “take the Lord’s name in vain” is a mortal – deadly – sin. Of course, the idea that anyone could kill the life of grace in his/her soul no matter WHAT they do, is downright hilarious to “Catholics” of a certain type, but, there you go, that’s what me and moi were taught.

Finally, we were taught that we ought to use the Holy Name “sparingly” – which is why, to this day, I try to speak of “Our Lord” where possible. Am I an old fashioned fuddy duddy or what?

You know, this is an issue which – only a few weeks ago – I discussed posting as a blog thread, and I think I’ll do that without further ado – so thank you… er… I think… in a way!

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I hope +Betty Turpin will answer your email and address your concerns, but please don’t build up your hopes Bp Pat. She’ll be as bad as the +Aul Doll in that respect.

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Haha i was thinking of Corrie’s Betty and her legendary hotpot. I hadn’t appreciated it also referred to an enema with warm mint tea for sexual gratification. To be honest that sounds a bit too vanilla for most RCC clergy – who revel in far more sleazy activities.

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Two of the Paisley Priests referred to above are still in the Diocese and are working hard in their parishes 🙂
The other one is allegedly on long term compassionate sick leave granted by John Keenan due to his health issues.
Keenan made diocesan staff redundant even although he has a highly paid PA himself.
It looks good him in a parish house however he has a good lifestyle.
I would disagree with Bill Nolan’s appointment to Glasgow as Keenan has encouraged his friends to recommend him to the Papal Nuncio.

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12.25
If you are thinking of JB he is well gone and hopefully settled in his non cleric life with his dog and “Friend”
The other one who disappeared “suppose” to be with ill health OGF is to return well so JK thinks until this has blown it up.
Paisley Dioceses has 3 C/o now

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I have never read it all yet, Bp Pat, but, mind, don’t get inveigled with that woman from CTS again.

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There’s nothing much wrong with Patricia. In fact, she has been getting many things right for years.

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+Pat, Your desire to shock is once again to the detriment of your credibility and also your charity.
Is it the pastoral thing to do to name a man (someone’s brother, friend, son) as having committed suicide ? Four months ago he was found dead and today you publish unsubstantiated allegations about and lightly describe his tragic death.
Similarly, you decide to divulge a priest’s HIV status. Someone’s son, grandson and brother, has his health discussed by you. The sole objective being to embarrass John Keenan.

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CHRONICLE Live

A Newcastle priest found dead was being investigated by police for historic child sex abuse
An allegation of an historic sex offence was made against Canon Michael McCoy, of St Mary’s Cathedral, before his death

BY KIERAN MURRAY
15:38, 15 APR 2021
An allegation of child sex abuse was made against Canon Michael McCoy, of St Mary’s Cathedral in Newcastle, before he died.

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Everything on today’s blog comes from a senior Scottish priest, not me.

**** I gave John Keenan ample time to deny the accusations and woukd have published his denials in full.

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The Sottish Sun or the BBC will pick this up there have done with every Scottish Story and led to Paul Moore getting 9 years in the jail and another awaiting sentence.
They should resign now especially is it involves rent boys.
Who would use that undertaker if this comes out in the media

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11.14
Yes he is used to dealing with stiffies but they are alive clergy and seminarians.
What will his wife think “oh darling I am having a meeting tonight” little does she know it is an intimate one with clergy and seminarians.

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DLF has already developed Dermo’s habit of analysing the Church’s problems in a depressed and depressing way, as if from the standpoint of an external commentator, and nit someone at the heart of it. Where’s the vision, hope, leadership and dynamism? Though I suppose you won’t get that if you keep on appointing bishops from a shallow pool of desk priests and back room operators.
And, as usual, no mention of faith or of Jesus. Like Dermo he talks like the CEO of a failing NGO.
https://www.irishnews.com/news/republicofirelandnews/2021/08/16/news/christian-belief-vanished-in-ireland-archbishop-warns-2419836/

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Late to the game, good at pointing out problems but has no solutions, vision or leadership. A desk pilot brought in to manage decline.

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He has apparently appointed an ex staff member from Edinburgh to a new role in diocese. An ex religious.

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Any Bishop such as Bishop Keenan paying off rent boys is something else of a rarity or something is very rare that we don’t see it all too often.

His chances of getting a further promotion is kaput, zero chance of getting one or even remotely slim or nada or zilch. He’s goosed unless Vatican curia think otherwise.

To mass goers in Scotland especially in Glasgow, would you ever think re contribute your monies to your Bishop Keenan, who in turn pay the rent boys. Its an accessory to sin, period.

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I asked Bishop Keenan to clarify this matter and he did not do so. Any confusion is down to him as he had the perfect opportunity to deny the allegation.

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She’ll probably have a lot on her plate at the moment, Bp Pat, what with her aspirations for a mitre and the pope’s upcoming visit in November. You can be quite demanding at times.

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Bishop Pat,
Hope you are well ? Can I ask, how many does the oratory chapel hold for weekday/Sunday Mass ?
What numbers do you get ?

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Are you planning on publishing the names? Is the Deacon mentioned studying at St Mary’s Oscott for the Diocese of Motherwell? I could tell you stories about him!!!!

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I know this deacon and he was sexually active (once with me) before seminary, during seminary and after his first stint.

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3.54: I’m sure you enjoyed your sexual romps in the bed until you were ditched….Sour grapes… and pure HYPOCRISY on your part, slut!! But I’m sure you’ve found plenty of more young studs to comfort your sexual prowling around. Idiot.

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@ Scot man of this is true you must swear an affidavit or statement of truth before a solicitor. It should be presented to his bishop, the Rector of Oscott with the Nuncio on Copy. The deacon should not progress towards priesthood.

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4.40 The Rector has just been appointed a Sincere guy but he has ended up with Tom Millar as Spiritual Director who loves to host dinner parties for the Boys in the clique.
East Kilbride had the parties all the time you will here about it on Our Lady of Lourdes you tube Millar was mad the Diners were mentioned.
People of East Kilbride struggling to make ends meet and their PP is hosting regular dinner parties.
What is Oscott’s loss is certainly Motherwell’s gain we will see how long he lasts.
Despard’s book mentioned him but they ganged up on Matthew.

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4.40
Scottish Law does not deal in affidavit that’s an English thing it is called written statements in Scotland but a Solicitor would want paid so why should Scot Man pay.
Scot Man needs to write to Bishop Toal, Rector of Oscott and the Nuncio that’s enough.

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I’ve written to Toal, Rector and Nuncio and got no reply. CM progressed to ordination to deacon.

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it’s £ 25 to enter a lawyers office and then depends what they have to do.
Scottish Law is different

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The faux shock horror that clergy use and pay off rent boys both de rigeur and passé – nothing new under the sun and avant- garde all at the same time, wrapped up in a puzzle and enigma.
Many Roma Termini male prostitutes service clergy – this is common knowledge and happens every day under the Vatican’s nose – indeed these clients work in the Vatican.
The Vatican take rental income from Europa Multi Gym – the largest gay sauna in Italy.
Scottish Bishop pays off rent boys with parishioners money to cover up scandal is their stock and trade – it’s what they do. Weakland paid his lover boy 400,000 dollars in his NDA.
I’d be interested (not that Keenan would say) if NDAs were signed and if Keenan brought in the lawyers to dot I’s and cross t’s!!

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Very few English Lawyers would agree to drawing up NDAs after the Weinstein case and their risk of being struck off

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By far the most serious allegation levelled is that of church funds being used to silence a prostitute, I thought that only happened in 70s TV programmes.
Meanwhile, are there orgies taking place at these dinners every week ? I find that hard to believe….

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OSCR would not allow Church Funds to be used like this to pay people off. if it is operational like paying survivors it is shown but as xyz but it must be shown.
The problem is is it diocesan funds or parish funds however a forsentic lawyer would have the accounts audited.

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All power to Bishop Pat for creating a platform which sheds light on the darkness of the clerical world!!
God how the RC clergy must love him!!

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Yeah and they have really reformed since then. A collective memory ensures we never forget their vile acts.

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Cloyne appointments are out. The shortages are at last obliging the bishop to force into parish service two of the diocese’s desk priests: Tommy Lane and Danny Murphy. Fair play to both. They managed to dodge parishes for nearly 30 years, but all good things come to an end eventually.
https://www.catholicbishops.ie/2021/08/18/bishop-william-crean-announces-clerical-appointments-in-the-diocese-of-cloyne/?swcfpc=1&fbclid=IwAR37njcddKNnH4v3wcIPksWuLi_xa9CqmbucSFaQRYpYuw4r-5h2sBIweEU

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2.59pm

This case is referred to in Martels book In the Closet – the priest maintains he was doing ‘research’ into priests and clerics who use rent boys – an old truck I guess – don’t vicars say something similar when they are caught with a prossie – thing is no one believes the ‘research’ defence.
My favourite is Cardinal Jean Danielou who had a fatal heart attack on visiting ‘Mimi’ understandably Mimi called the ambulance – the Cardinal had a wad of cash on him – he was clearly a client of Mimis but the Jesuit’s insisted he was trying to save her soul and the money was to help her get out of a fix – compelling and clever defensive PR, only hole in their story was paramedics said he was stark bollox naked – ones birthday suit being unusual attire for a merely charitable visit.
Imagine a Cardinal frequenting a prostitute – passé me thinks – I suspect it’s the exception not the rule who don’t.

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I blame the Irn Bru for all these Scottish high jinks and capers. Too much energy. They need to calm down with a cup of tea, like the English lads do.

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Not and the actual college but on their night out in Scotland.
One has gone the other a current Deacon.

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What was the scandal?

It seems the Deacon CM is untouchable. Bishop Toal knows all about his active homosexuality and does nothing.

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Alan, Joe Toal’s Mother has been ill, He has just had an eye operation.
Sadly you do not know Bishop Toal but I can tell you he is like a bull in a China shop that is how Pope Francis appointed him to Motherwell.
have you contacted him bishoptoal@rcdom.org.uk
if Joe Toal had proof no one is safe. he closed the visitors centre at Carfin Closed many parishes turned Motherwell into the Black, resides in a parish house and frightened from no one he needs proof about CM
Joe Toal is not a Philip or a Bill Nolan he moves and moves fast.

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I see that the mortal remains of Cardinal Cullen have been transferred from under the high altar of Clonliffe College Chapel, to the crypt of the Pro-Cathedral, a move necessitated by Dermo’s disastrous sale of the college for a bargain basement price.

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4.39
two months ago they were removed and all the pictures and service was on the Diocesan web site yet the Clerical Changes have not appeared on it yet.
The biggest secret of all times Dublin’s clerical changes Bishop Pat had them here weeks ago.

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A meeting took place in 1880 where procrastination reigned concerning making Rugby the National Game on this island. The meeting in Thurles in 1884 gave the island the G.A.A . If the enlightened of the earlier meeting had not been so slow in their deliberations, that odious prelate Dermot Martin would not have had available to him such a shady and sleazy deal.

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William, have you heard you friend in Dublin is facing a canonical enquiry into finances in his Parish. Maybe they will uncover your art collection. I bet he wishes he stayed in Australia

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Lots of dead bodies in there. There’s a plan to move all the bodies out! Is it true! ? What about all the families who paid to be buried there..?

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Common Fund, Canonical Enquiry ? I could also add in you other friends missing art collection.

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As of August 17th, His Eminence remains in serious, but stable condition. His family, who with a team of doctors, is responsible for all medical decisions while the Cardinal remains sedated and on a medical ventilator, has great confidence in the care he is receiving. The Cardinal has received the Sacraments from priests nearby to him. There are several relics in his room.

While the Cardinal’s family appreciates the good intentions of those who have suggested treatments, consultations, etc., they ask that people refrain from sending anything further. They also ask that you not contact them, members of the Shrine staff, or the Cardinal’s residence in Rome to discuss his condition. Texts, phone calls and emails—while certainly solicitous and often gracious—can, inadvertently, become a burden. The family does not plan to disclose His Eminence’s location to avoid the obvious difficulties that might cause.

To provide a secure source for updates about the Cardinal’s health, the family has asked that the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe—in addition to the Cardinal’s personal media—be the only authorized platforms for accurate, timely information. Other reports may be incomplete or false and so may unnecessarily disturb the minds and hearts of those devoted to His Eminence.

The Cardinal’s family has also requested that only updates of significant changes in His Eminence’s condition be posted on the authorized platforms. In humility, we understand that it is not necessary for us to know every detail of the Cardinal’s treatment. Though his family realizes that the Cardinal “belongs” to the Church, they also ask that we respect his privacy. The period of hospitalization, and for now isolation because of the COVID virus, may be prolonged as His Eminence’s body fights the infection and recovers strength. For the time being, the sedation assists his own peace and rest.

Nothing falls outside of God’s providence. Nothing falls outside the reach of His grace. These are spiritual truths we know and that the Cardinal has taught us by his own example of fidelity in trust and surrender to the Good God. Confidence in these truths opens us to the peace the world cannot give or take. Were he able to speak with us now, he would tell what he has always taught us: that Our Father in Heaven is good, merciful, just, provident and sovereign; that we are His beloved children and that He will never leave us orphans; that we should not be afraid of the Cross as the way to eternal life; that the Sacraments are the most direct channels of grace and that we do the soul the greatest good by receiving Holy Communion often and by going to Confession regularly; that we should say our daily prayers; and that we should love one another as Jesus Christ has loved us: generously, even to the point of heroic sacrifice.

And one more thing so important and so dear to His Eminence: that we should pray the Rosary frequently and fervently, and so place ourselves under the mantle of Our Lady, confident in her maternal love and intercession.

Please continue your prayers for Cardinal Burke and for his family, particularly at the Holy Mass and in the praying of the Rosary. We are filled with gratitude for the abundance of prayers and love for this faithful son and servant of the Church.

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Gosh sounds as covered up and grandiose as the death of his mentor and hero, Liberace. I am sure a feature film will be made ‘Behind the capa magna’ revealing his inner struggles.

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No great music or literature was ever composed or written while enjoying the pleasures of a beautiful beach in the sun. Pleasure never brings growth or wisdom. Pleasure is very necessary…. In all it’s forms.

It is in suffering that wisdom grows…..

I do not share their opinions or ecclesiology but Burke and Pell however in error about human relations and dynamics are both good men. They work from convictions, that is honourable. George Pell has suffered and continues to be gracious. Cardinal Burke is for Heaven as well…. but I don’t think his time has come…. he shall recover I pray….. with even more wisdom, hopefully……

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Bill you were never for real even if Ms Burke recovers she will take along time to recover.
Our Good and Gracious Lord will take Ms Burke to the gates and ask why did you misinform my People and why have you tried to destroy my Bride the Holy Mother Church.
it cost 30 thousand dollars a year for Ms Burke outfits.

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A Motherwell seminarian ended up getting ordained for a north welsh diocese – always seemed a bit odd.

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Galloway has one in Spain and one in Ireland paid for by Galloway Diocese and John Cunninghame was asked why he said better to let them go. same with Matties two Queens who are in the Forces.
Mattie was at Blairs with KOB

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No he was Scottish but ordained for a Welsh diocese but then went back to Scotland to Paisley cathedral then back to his diocese in Wales. Sure he was originally from East Kilbride

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8.39

Worth every cent/ penny.

Didn’t you know; Fasion is the most basic ideology. I suspect your own wardrobe would be an interesting study.

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Why does the seminarians flounce around in monsignor cassocks in Rome? I’d make them wear them all the time to keep them out of mischief.

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Looks like these we scotties are kilt by the heat. Rome was weird in past history. These laddys seem to be seriously miss wired.

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Pat, you are the one who knows most things. Is Kevin Connolly going back to Meath diocese? Rumours amomg us ex Sems are going mad.

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I must admit, I’d find it more interesting if it were men rather than “boys” they were paying off; a mature motor mechanic reeking of grease and petrol, for example, or a big black muscle daddy.

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I don’t have any proof of my relations with CM apart from my word. That wasn’t good enough for Joe Toal. I wrote to him a year ago before the eye op. He wasn’t interested.

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Tell Joe Toal you are reporting it to the congregation of Clergy and they will decide and then report it to the congregation of Bishops where HE will be found incompetent but is down to proof are u willing to stand up and counted

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That’s why a legal statement of truth helps. If untrue you will have committed perjury and very few people would be foolish enough to do that… I am sure Catholic Truth Scotland would cover the modest legal fees if you got in touch with them. I would then submit that to the Congregation for Clergy, Rector of Oscott, Bishop complete tool and the nuncio.

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9.39
Joe Toal only had the operation last week it was delayed.
Tell him you are reporting it all to the Nuncio and Rome.
Joe will not like it if you mention Rome remember Joe, John and Bill are fighting it out for Glasgow.

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On the topic of yesterday, as always, I have a sympathy for the LGBT community in committed relationships.
Let those living a life of hypocrisy be exposed and may they catch themselves on.
My time in the blog wilderness is something like a Lenten journey.
Like any of the Birmingham Six, I am an innocent man who has been wronged.
Is mise le meas,
Séamus
PAX

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According to Peter Kearney the media spokesman these allegations are baseless. Pat you need to get the names out there for the sake of the people. This is a massive cover up that needs exposed properly not with Xxxs.

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Dont worry. We will publish ALL the evidence. Kearney is saying what he paid to say.

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Peter Kearney is paid by the Bishop’s Conference of Scotland and is not paid as much as others but Peter would also give a balanced view because His Faith is strong not his salary.
The other Dioceses are not going to pay for a paisley issue.
Bishop Keenan has his own media people.

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Moaning Lisa
This is too serious a situation to have false accusations made against people did you google Bishops Conference of Scotland to get Peter Kearney as you are a LIAR Peter has said NOTHING as he has not been asked.
Peter works for the National Church this is a Paisley story so any statements would come from Canon Daniel McLoughlin as he is Paisley Dioceses PR and Media guy.

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I have received two emails from Peter Kearney today. I can forward them to Bishop Pat if he wishes to see them.

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Moaning Lisa that maybe emails to you personally but Peter has NOT made any statements at all as he has not been asked any questions from the Media.
It is Paisley’s problem

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Pat do you really have any intention of publishing these names? I think if you did you would have done so by now.

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