It seems Willie O'Dea has his sights firmly set on the Universal Church of Satan.
Apparently he is resolutely opposed to groups like this being authorised to solemnise marriages.
The O'Dea attack came during debate on an amendment to the 2004 Civil Registration Act, the bill passed in the Dail last week.
Has O'Dea discovered that there are votes to be had from anti Satanists while hanging around outside churches, funerals etc?
Willie O'Dea down on Satanist marriages
BTW Humanists will be relieved to know that O'Dea has now given them his permission to process with their weddings and funerals in the course of his rather patronizing contribution to the Dail debate.
I don't seem to recall Satanists ever being a problem here in Limerick, where as during the Fianna Fail misrule of the Irish economy..........