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Brother Timothy Marie shares this
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Church History.

Jesuits in Montana
F M Shyanguya
@en.news consistent themes: digs at the Church and the great and saintly Pontiff. This is telling of them/its editors.
Ultraviolet
"The abysmal quality of bishops chosen by John Paul II greatly contributed to the downfall of the Irish Church". -as did the UK's socialism in general.
lancs1
Most of the island of Ireland is a republic and has nothing to do with the UK (socialist or not).
Ultraviolet
Nothing to do with the UK? :D Sure. You have only 499 kilometers' worth of "nothing to do the UK" not counting the political fall out. Factions within the Dall are freaking out over how there's going to be a hard border now and Brexit is going to affect everything from tourism and the VAT to how medical care is handled.

That's Much Ado About "Nothing", indeed. ;-)
jimcat
The OP is correct.

Ireland and the UK are entirely different nation-states; they are no more connected than Poland and Swaziland - with the exception of the 6 counties of Ulster, which are politically, but not ecclesiastically, part of the UK.

Ireland, including Ulster, forms a single province of the Catholic Church and has its own bishops. The bishops of England and Wales, and the bishops of …More
The OP is correct.

Ireland and the UK are entirely different nation-states; they are no more connected than Poland and Swaziland - with the exception of the 6 counties of Ulster, which are politically, but not ecclesiastically, part of the UK.

Ireland, including Ulster, forms a single province of the Catholic Church and has its own bishops. The bishops of England and Wales, and the bishops of Scotland, have no authority in the Church in Ireland and no influence over who is chosen to be a bishop of any of the Irish dioceses.