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St Patrick’s defends sale of rosaries

by Gregg Ryan Ireland Correspondent

ANGLICANS in Ireland have defended the Roman Catholic Church and the sale of rosary beads in St Patrick’s, the Anglican National Cathedral in Dublin.

Criticism came from Wallace Thompson, secretary to the Northern Ireland-based Evangelical Protestant Society, and an adviser to the Enterprise Minister at the Irish Assembly. In a letter to the Irish Times, Mr Thompson said that the beads had no place in Protestant theology, and should not be on sale in “a Protestant ...

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