THE men at the head of Northern Ireland’s Executive – First Minister Peter Robinson and deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness - were notably absent from the official ceremony in Scotland to greet Pope Benedict XVI to the UK.
Instead they were at the opening of the New York stock exchanges shiny new Belfast offices.
No doubt both had very, very, political reasons for neither gentleman taking up the invitation, but isn’t there some comment that could be made over preferring ‘mammon’ to faith? No? Just a thought!