Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese

THE Church of Rome is constituted under the rule of a monarchical papacy and prides itself on not being democratic. However, in the more relaxed reign of Pope Francis, there is a mood to seek out a heavy hitter to break down the portals of male clericalism. Enter former President Mary McAleese. After her liberation... Read more »

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