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Ireland: Cardinal Seán Brady admitted to hospital

Cardinal Seán Brady

Cardinal Seán Brady

Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, became ill this evening  (Tuesday) while celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation in the parish church of Kildress, Co Tyrone, in the Archdiocese of Armagh. 

Cardinal Brady was later admitted to Craigavon Area Hospital for observation.   A church statement said: "he is in a comfortable condition."

Other media in Ireland have reported that he may have suffered a mild heart attack.

Source: Irish Catholic Media Office/TE