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# cardinal - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Cardinal George Pell lodges new appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

Pell is currently serving a six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s.

# cardinal - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Top Catholic cardinal admits Church files on sex abuse were 'destroyed'

The cardinal was speaking at a landmark Vatican summit on tackling sex abuse in the clergy.

# cardinal - Friday 12 October, 2018

Pope accepts resignation of US Cardinal who was criticised over handling of sex abuse claims

He was blamed for not doing enough to deal with paedophile priests when he was a bishop in Pennsylvania.

# cardinal - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has called on Pope Francis to resign.

# cardinal - Saturday 18 August, 2018

US cardinal facing calls to resign cancels appearance at World Meeting of Families

Donald Wuerl was due to speak on Wednesday.

# cardinal - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Pope Francis' aide to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

Cardinal George Pell has denied the historic allegations.

# cardinal - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Top Vatican cardinal being investigated by police over child abuse claims

Police in Australia said they are investigating Cardinal George Pell.

# cardinal - Monday 8 September, 2014

Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Seán Brady's resignation

The Primate of All Ireland retired on age grounds when he turned 75.

# cardinal - Monday 20 January, 2014

Spain's new cardinal says homosexuality is a 'defect'

The 84-year-old has been criticised by gay rights groups for his comments.

# cardinal - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Britain's top Catholic in 'inappropriate acts' row: report

Cardinal Keith O’Brien is due to vote on Pope Benedict XVI’s successor.

# cardinal - Friday 22 February, 2013

Catholic priests should be able to marry: British cardinal

Roman Catholic priests should be able to marry and have children, Britain’s most senior cardinal has said.

# cardinal - Friday 18 January, 2013

Monsignor Eamon Martin appointed Coadjutor to Cardinal Brady

Msgr Martin has been appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh, and will assist Brady until he finishes up in the post.

# cardinal - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

McNamara: Cardinal's Christmas message "misrepresented" abortion legislation issue

Labour TD Michael McNamara said that Cardinal Brady misrepresented the legal position within which the Oireachtas is required to legislate.

# cardinal - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

A butler, a cardinal and the Pope: Vatileaks scandal deepens

There may be jobs lost and careers ruined as Italian media implicates a cardinal in the ongoing investigation.

# cardinal - Friday 4 May, 2012

Brady never offered his resignation to the Vatican - Catholic Church

A report in a newspaper today said the Vatican had turned down Cardinal Brady’s resignation in 2010 – but the Catholic Church says this never happened.

# cardinal - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Priest who 'inadvertently' showed porn images to parents requests leave of absence

Fr Martin McVeigh has requested a leave of absence after inappropriate images were shown to parents of a First Communion class.

# cardinal - Monday 21 November, 2011

Reports of Archbishops' stance on Vatican plan "speculative"

It is being reported that the number of dioceses in Ireland is to be reduced, and that Ireland’s Archbishops are unhappy. However a spokesperson for the Irish Bishops’ Conference dismissed this as “speculative”.

# cardinal - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Cardinal Sean Brady invited to wedding of William and Kate

The Catholic primate has received an “unprecedented” invitation to attend the British royal wedding this April.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Viable explosives sent to Neil Lennon, a Chinese man watches helpless as his girlfriend is murdered 11,000 miles away, and Cardinal Brady is off to the royal wedding.