I won’t talk to the media because the media will only twist what I have to say; I speak to the people in church and I only the speak the truth and the Word of God. I didn’t see anybody leaving. I didn’t see that.

Indian-born Carmelite priest Father John Britto, who spoke in favour of a ‘No’ vote during the weekend sermon in Annagry, west Donegal, criticising Donegal footballer Eamon McGee who has backed the ‘Yes’ camp in the marriage equality referendum.  Fr Britto said he didn’t see anyone leave during the sermon. However eye-witnesses confirmed more than a dozen people walked out of the Mass.

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