Friday, October 22, 2010

Dr Aly is, of course, an academic

On News Breakfast last Monday, co-presenter Waleed Aly suggested that Kevin Rudd was “the one who started the whole campaign” to have Mary MacKillop canonised as a saint of the Catholic Church.  It had to be pointed out to the Monash University lecturer that Saint Mary of the Cross’ cause for sainthood was taken up soon after her death in 1909.  Dr Aly is an academic.

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