Re: Re: reorganisation and destruction of irish catholic churches

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On architectural and heritage grounds alone, the reinstatement of original altar rails and other design features removed in the post Vatican 2 drive to modernize seems like a worthy exercise, with or without a reappraisal of the liturgical considerations.

Could not agree more. Just look at the catalogue of devastation in Ireland among which the most ignorant efforts have been:

1. the detruction of Killarney Cathedral;
2. the destruction of Monaghan Cathedral;
3. the destruction of Longford Cathedral (i.e. before the recent fire);
4. the dectruction of Tornarelli’s High Altar in the Dublin Pro-Cathedral;
5. the decimation of Giacomo della Porta’s High Altar in Thurles Cathedral – which would have brought the police around in anywhere else but Ireland.
6. the attempted destruction of Cobh Cathedral to “plans” by Professor Cathal O’Neill.

This list could continue.

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