Derry Diocesan administrator to replace Cardinal Sean Brady

The administrator of the Diocese of Derry is to be appointed Co-Adjuter Archbishop of Armagh, and will replace Cardinal Sean Brady when he retires in two years time.

Mgr. Eamon Martin's appointment will be confirmed at a press conference in Armagh this morning.

He's been in charge of the Derry Diocese since Bishop Seamus Hegarty stepped aside due to ill health.

Speaking on the Shaun Doherty Show, Fr Michael Canny said Mgr Martin is likely to be made a cardinal in the future...........

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