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#Bishop John Kirby

# bishop-john-kirby - Monday 8 October, 2012

Bishop denies claims he knew priest allegedly abused again

It had been reported that Bishop John Kirby had knowledge that a priest abused children after he was moved to a new parish following abuse allegations.

# bishop-john-kirby - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Bishop of Clonfert John Kirby apologises for child sex abuse remarks

The Bishop released a special message to the people of his diocese today.

# bishop-john-kirby - Friday 7 September, 2012

Column: This wasn’t the Middle Ages, Bishop Kirby, it was the 1990s

Lisa McInerney asks why, if a senior member of the Catholic Church thought paedophilia was ‘crossing the line in friendship’, does the same Church think it can guide people on how to love and who to marry?

# bishop-john-kirby - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Support group says some Churchmen believe they are "above the law of the land"

One in Four has also called on the Gardaí to initiate an investigation into senior Church figures.

# bishop-john-kirby - Monday 23 January, 2012

Noonan under fire from bishops after emigration comments

Emigration no longer a ‘lifestyle choice’, one cleric said – adding many people are being forced to leave Ireland.