His commitment to social justice was evident in his service as chair of the Bishops’ Council for Justice and Peace, says Archbishop Eamon Martin.
Tributes to ecumenical and educational expertise of auxiliary bishop of Down and Connor, the longest-serving bishop in the country.
Many who decry the errors of the recent past quickly forget “how much all of us in our own way were part of a culture of empty celebrity in the days of prosperity”.
“I look forward to the day when my resignation will be accepted.”
Dubliner Mgr John Kennedy recalls his time working under Cardinal Ratzinger.