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# abuse-victims - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Dáil apology from Taoiseach after judge's finding that abuse redress scheme is 'inherently illogical'
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# Redress Scheme

Dáil apology from Taoiseach after judge's finding that abuse redress scheme is 'inherently illogical'

Jul 9th 2019, 4:15 PM 21,915 Views 25 Comments

A retired judge said that the State’s approach showed an “inherent inversion of logic and a fundamental unfairness to applicants”.

# abuse-victims - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?
# Church Abuse
# Church Abuse

Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?

Aug 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 18,689 Views 48 Comments

The papal visit saw many headlines about clerical abuse and about how survivor groups were unhappy with the Church’s response to it.

# abuse-victims - Friday 1 June, 2018

US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims
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# Minnesota

US Catholic Church archdiocese reaches €179 million settlement with 450 abuse victims

Jun 1st 2018, 11:04 AM 12,685 Views 59 Comments

Victims welcomed the settlement with relief but stressed that their emotional scars have remained.

# abuse-victims - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Final cost of abuse fund to reach €1.46bn, religious orders still short on their contribution
# Abuse Victims
# Abuse Victims

Final cost of abuse fund to reach €1.46bn, religious orders still short on their contribution

Feb 25th 2014, 6:09 PM 7,809 Views 67 Comments

Figures presented to Cabinet today show that a scheme set up to compensate thousands of victims of abuse in residential institutions has received 15,396 applications since it was set up over a decade ago.

# abuse-victims - Monday 1 October, 2012

Congregations have 'moral obligation' to meet costs for abuse victims - Quinn
# Residential Abuse
# Residential Abuse

Congregations have 'moral obligation' to meet costs for abuse victims - Quinn

Oct 1st 2012, 11:32 AM 4,486 Views 42 Comments

Writing in the Irish Examiner today, Education Minister Ruairí Quinn says that religious congregations must meet their obligation to victims of residential abuse.

# abuse-victims - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Catholic Church rejects claims 'very few' abuse victims received support
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Catholic Church rejects claims 'very few' abuse victims received support

Feb 8th 2012, 9:37 PM 3,243 Views 59 Comments

Church authorities highlighted counselling services, public apologies and compensation paid after victims came forward.