Michael Paul Riordan - Riordan and Edmund Rice

Riordan and Edmund Rice

Riordan is best remembered for his opposition to his congregation's founder, Brother Edmund Ignatius Rice. Several points of contention have been identified as a way of explaining the rivalry that clearly appeared between the two men. Riordan's disdain for Rice was only comparable to fellow North Monastery brother Joseph Leonard, and he has been described as Rice's "staunchest critic".

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