Speculation that the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin is about to step down has intensified following a recent interview, which observers felt reflected his growing tiredness in the role. The question is whether Rome will allow Archbishop Martin go. That was Archbishop Martin, who Pope John Paul had to ask twice to accept the post before he finally agreed. As of now there are no indications that Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will get a red hat. “Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is the best thing to happen to the Catholic Church in Ireland since the Reformation.
Source: The Irish Times January 12, 2019 00:00 UTC