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# Cloyne Report
Cloyne's Monsignor O'Callaghan 'should have resigned', says Archbishop
Cloyne administrator Archbishop Clifford agrees that the man in charge of implementing church guidelines for child protection should have stepped down.
# Clerical Sex Abuse
Bishop Magee breaks silence over Cloyne abuse
Dr John Magee has apologised to child abuse victims, and said he “let down” other priests by going into hiding.
# Child Abuse
Cloyne priests to meet... as hundreds more abuse cases set to emerge
A new report on the Donegal diocese of Raphoe is expected to reveal many more assaults on children by priests.
# Catholic Church
Quinn to press ahead with religious orders meeting… will they show up?
A meeting to discuss congregations giving more towards the compensation bill is set for Friday, but religious orders are threatening to boycott.
# Your Say
Poll: Should priests be exempted from mandatory crime reporting?
The government is to make it a crime for priests not to report a crime if it’s confessed to them. What do you think?
# Confession
New row between Church and State over ‘privileged’ confessions
Frances Fitzgerald says the ‘privilege’ of confession will not exempt a priest from new duties reporting child abuse.
# Cloyne Report
Government won't rest until the Vatican responds to the Cloyne Report
The Tánaiste has met with the Pope’s ambassador who has expressed his distress at the report’s findings. Meanwhile the Taoiseach has said that the church must act within the law at all times.
# Cloyne Report
The Cloyne Report - What does the Vatican think?
Eamon Gilmore will seek an urgent meeting with the Vatican which was “entirely unhelpful” according to the report into clerical child sex abuse.
# Cloyne Report
Where is Bishop John Magee?
The senior cleric who was in charge when child sex abuse claims were reported – but not acted upon – in Cloyne diocese apologises by statement but may be abroad.
# Cloyne
Cloyne clerical abuse report to be published this month
Lengthy saga of legalese to come to an end after Cabinet sees report on 12 July says Justice Minister Alan Shatter.