Boston cardinal skips event over Irish PM's role - Article Photos 1/6

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, right, is hooded by Boston College President William P. Leahy as he receives an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during commencement ceremonies at Alumni Stadium in Boston, Monday, May 20, 2013. Cardinal Sean O'Malley skipped Boston College's commencement Monday because of the involvement of Kenny, who supports a bill in his country that would allow abortion. The leader of the Boston Archdiocese traditionally gives the benediction at the college's ceremony. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)