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Cardinal Brady, Irish primate, hospitalized

Catholic World News - April 13, 2010

Cardinal Sean Brady of Armagh was hospitalized on April 13 after he fell ill during a confirmation ceremony. The Primate of All Ireland was admitted to Craigavon Area Hospital, where he was reported resting comfortably after being admitted.

Cardinal Brady, who suffers from high blood pressure, has been under intense pressure to resign after Irish media sources revived an old story about his involvement in a sex-abuse case in the 1970s. Then a young priest, the future cardinal investigated complaints against a notorious abuser, Father Brendan Smyth, and reported to the local bishop but did not bring the complaints to the attention of police. Cardinal Brady has revealed that he is weighing the possibility of resignation.

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