Gabriel Daly, The Church: Always in Need of Reform

We regularly receive recommendations that Gabriel Daly’s The Church: Always in Need of Reform should receive as much publicity as possible.
We have already carried a review of Gabriel’s book; see link below.
http://www.associationofcatholicpriests.ie/2016/02/the-church-always-in-need-of-reform-book-review/
We also carried an article dealing with the theme of reform and Gabriel’s thoughts on the matter as expressed in his book and in talks he has given.
http://www.associationofcatholicpriests.ie/2015/11/what-needs-reform-in-the-church
Paddy Ferry refers us to a recent interview with Gabriel broadcast on RTE radio.
The Leap of Faith RTÉ Radio 1
Paddy said ” I came across this interview with Fr. Daly on RTE Radio 1 tonight on my car radio as I was driving home . I had never heard Gabriel Daly speak before — at least I can’t remember ever hearing him speak — and I found his language, as he made his points, very simple but very convincing. I thought people would like to hear it –it only last about 10 minutes .”

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6 Comments

  1. Padraig, that confused me too. I actually listened to the interview on the night of 18 March. I get an excellent RTE radio reception over here on my car radio — only on my car radio. Then when I went onto the RTE site, the link was dated 11 March. Great interview though ….

  2. I tried Amazon on Saturday but they don’t have it. Kennys in Galway, where I got Tony’s “A Question of Conscience”, will be my next port of call.

  3. Read the book. It is very good. I have passed it onto my parish priest who is an Augustinian. My friend is also waiting to read it. It is difficult to obtain in the uk. I got mine from bookdepository.com who will email you when it is available.

  4. “So why aren’t they being listened to? I don’ understand.” Neither do I. This refusal of all dialogue, discussion, consultation, and thought is simply suicidal.

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