The Catholic politician supports liberalizing abortion laws
The pro-abortion Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, who drew protests for delivering the commencement address and receiving an honorary degree from Boston College, has said that personal faith should play no part in legislation, reports the Irish Examiner.
Kenny described himself as "a Taoiseach who happens to be Catholic but not a Catholic Taoiseach," saying that personal belief should play no part in lawmaking.
Following Cardinal Sean Brady's criticism of the prime minister's support for loosening abortion restrictions in Ireland, Kenny responded:
Kenny made similar remarks during his commencement address at Boston College last month.