View Full Version : Ireland on brink of change as church power wanes

02-22-2016, 12:44 AM
Mike McKillen was delighted to have his granddaughter’s help in digging the garden. But as a small creature wriggled out of the damp earth, the retired science professor was less pleased to be told by five-year-old Cara: “God made this worm.”

“She has been in school for a few months only, and already she is imbibing the idea that God created everything. This worries me a lot,” said McKillen, 72, who still teaches bio-chemistry part-time at Trinity College Dublin. “I don’t want her to be indoctrinated.”