Religion: St. Patrick's Successor

I can never forget what we in, Ireland owe to the Catholics of New York and other American cities.

So said doughty, blue-eyed Joseph Cardinal MacRory, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, when he visited the U.S. in 1935. Last week the 81-year-old Cardinal addressed Americans in a different fashion. He found it "exceedingly hard to be patient," he complained, when he thought of "my own corner of my country overrun by British and U.S. soldiers against the will of the nation." By "my own corner" the Cardinal meant 66% Protestant Ulster, where he was born, lives.

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