# clerical-child-abuse - Thursday 13 September, 2018
The meeting was called amid a crisis of confidence in church leadership following sex abuse and cover-up revelations.
# clerical-child-abuse - Friday 8 January, 2016
George Ratzinger, Benedict’s older brother, ran the famous Regensburg choir from 1964 to 1994.
# clerical-child-abuse - Wednesday 9 December, 2015
Bishop Francis Duffy said the alleged crimes of Fr Brendan Hynds were “appalling.”
# clerical-child-abuse - Tuesday 10 September, 2013
Survivors of child sexual abuse seeking justice are not met with understanding or sympathy in Irish courts – rather they are attacked, derided and denied psychological support. This cannot be viewed as justice, writes Mark Vincent Healy.
# clerical-child-abuse - Monday 11 June, 2012
Some callers said they had harmed themselves, while others reported eating disorders and relationship difficulties.
# clerical-child-abuse - Thursday 24 May, 2012
New figures show details of accusations against ten serial abusers in the diocese – one of whom had 97 allegations against him.
# clerical-child-abuse - Sunday 6 May, 2012
The Archbishop of Dublin said an international investigation of the actions of both Church and State was needed to reveal the “full story”.
# clerical-child-abuse - Wednesday 2 May, 2012
The Barnardos chief executive said he was sexually assaulted at the age of 11.
# clerical-child-abuse - Saturday 3 March, 2012
The Archbishop of Dublin has rejected suggestions that the abuse scandal is over.
# clerical-child-abuse - Wednesday 8 February, 2012
Church authorities highlighted counselling services, public apologies and compensation paid after victims came forward.
# clerical-child-abuse - Monday 6 February, 2012
Cardinal William Levada told a Vatican conference on healing that the pontiff “has had to suffer attacks by the media”.
# clerical-child-abuse - Friday 3 February, 2012
Collins is due to speak at a Vatican conference on ‘Healing and Renewal’ in Rome next week.
# clerical-child-abuse - Tuesday 10 January, 2012
Clerical abuse victim Andrew Madden tells TheJournal.ie about his memories of journalist Mary Raftery – and how she exposed a corrupt system.
# clerical-child-abuse - Sunday 18 December, 2011
The bishop of Kilmore diocese has issued a statement saying that the priest voluntarily agreed to step aside.
# clerical-child-abuse - Thursday 1 December, 2011
Children’s minister Frances Fitzgerald said the government would take expense into account when considering whether to commission further probes.
# clerical-child-abuse - Thursday 17 November, 2011
Association of Catholic Priests founder calls Prime Time Investigates accusations against Fr Kevin Reynolds “vile and appalling” as RTÉ apologises and pays undisclosed damages.
# clerical-child-abuse - Friday 14 October, 2011
Kansas bishop Robert Finn knew of suspicions around priest Shawn Ratigan, but did not report them, prosecutors say.
# clerical-child-abuse - Tuesday 27 September, 2011
Amnesty International Ireland director Colm O’Gorman explains the responsibility we all have to create a society where abuse can’t exist on an industrial scale, as detailed in the ‘In Plain Sight’ report.
# clerical-child-abuse - Thursday 8 September, 2011
Catholic confession will not get special treatment in new laws over reporting child abuse, the government has confirmed.
# clerical-child-abuse - Thursday 25 August, 2011
A group of Irish priests is doing penance in solidarity with victims of child abuse. Fr Shane Crombie explains their hopes.
# clerical-child-abuse - Wednesday 20 July, 2011
Watch live footage from the Dáil as it debates an all-party motion, condemning the Vatican for its role in Cloyne.
Fr Federico Lombardi has described as ‘curious’ claims that the Vatican had encouraged cover-ups – sparking fury from abuse survivors’ groups.
# clerical-child-abuse - Thursday 14 July, 2011
We know children were molested and raped and we know the Church protected the evil abusers, writes Evin Daly, CEO of One Child International. What those victims need now is support and funding, not more reports.
# clerical-child-abuse - Wednesday 13 July, 2011
The long-awaited report will be published at 3pm today.