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#Andrew Madden

# andrew-madden - Monday 2 April, 2012

Column: New rules for sex offenders aren’t an option, they’re a no-brainer

We don’t even have an actual sex offenders’ register – and change is long overdue, writes campaigner and abuse survivor Andrew Madden.

# andrew-madden - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Visitation criticised for not addressing Vatican role in abuse cover-ups

Support groups and abuse survivors are disappointed with a six-and-a-half page document which “doesn’t say much at all”.

# andrew-madden - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Column: ‘For abuse victims like me, Mary helped expose the truth’

Clerical abuse victim Andrew Madden tells about his memories of journalist Mary Raftery – and how she exposed a corrupt system.

# andrew-madden - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Church abuse watchdog reports increase in allegations

The National Board for the Safeguarding of Children in the Catholic Church says reports grew by 38 per cent on last year.

# andrew-madden - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Just who were Diarmuid Martin's comments about child protection aimed at?

Campaigner Andrew Madden is puzzled by the Archbishop’s remarks that the State taking more responsibility for protecting Ireland’s children might not necessarily make an impact.

# andrew-madden - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

The Catholic Church should not have control of our children's education

Campaigner Andrew Madden picks up on Archbishop Diarmuid Martin’s speech about the future of the Catholic Church in Ireland – and argues that it shouldn’t be in the classroom.

# andrew-madden - Monday 11 October, 2010

Apostolic visitation is self-serving, window-dressing nonsense

Abuse survivor and children’s rights campaigner Andrew Madden says to engage with the process would be to give it credibility.

# andrew-madden - Thursday 7 October, 2010

Abuse victims divided about meeting apostolic delegation

Irish victims of clerical sexual abuse are divided on whether to meet the apostolic