Statement from Archbishop Brady re appointment of Dr Desmond Connell

21 Jan 2001

Statement from Archbishop Brady on the appointment of Dr Desmond Connell

21 January 2001

The following is the statement of Archbishop Sean Brady, on the appointment of Archbishop Desmond Connell as Cardinal.

“I welcome the news that Pope John Paul II has chosen Archbishop Desmond Connell to become a member of the  College of Cardinals. I congratulate Archbishop Connell on his appointment.

“He has given outstanding leadership to the Catholic Church in Dublin over the last thirteen years and I am confident that he will provide excellent assistance to the Holy Father in his new role.”


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