New claims Cardinal Sean Brady acted improperly in Brendan Smyth case
Ireland's most powerful clergyman refuses to resign despite damning evidence
His spokesman told the Examiner: “The cardinal wasn’t a bishop in 1975. He was a priest who was asked by his own bishop to record evidence in a process that was headed by more senior clergy.
“Fr Brady had no authority over Brendan Smyth and the inquiry he was asked to assist in was under the management of his bishop, not him.
“Even today, it is the ‘designated person’ who has responsibility for reporting to the authorities, not the person who first receives or notes the details of the allegation.”
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