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#Cloyne

# cloyne - Monday 25 July, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Gallery: How the world saw Enda Kenny's attack on the Vatican Cloyne This post contains images

Gallery: How the world saw Enda Kenny's attack on the Vatican

Much of the international press picked up on the Taoiseach’s speech over the weekend. Here’s what they had to say…

Enda Kenny announces 'radical' changes to welfare

The Taoiseach also warned of further spending cuts, saying we can “no longer afford” certain services.

Column: You, Me and the Holy See

Lisa McInerney on the “sickly, complicated” relationship Ireland has with Catholicism: “It’s completely wrong for Irish Catholics to demand the State be run to their spiritual stipulations.

# cloyne - Sunday 24 July, 2011

Parents face prosecution for silence on child abuse

New laws aimed at stopping unreported sexual assaults will also apply to family members, Minister Alan Shatter has said.

# cloyne - Friday 22 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning: Victory on our bailout interest, former NotW editor drops bombshell on James Murdoch, and Simon Cowell’s latest legal headache

# cloyne - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Poll: Will Enda Kenny's speech change relations between Church and State? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Enda Kenny's speech change relations between Church and State?

Is the Taoiseach’s damning criticism of the Vatican a genuine turning point, or another false dawn?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning: A make-or-break day for the Euro, the end of the shuttle era, and a practical tip to avoid getting attacked by a lion…

Vatican silent after Taoiseach's stinging attack on Church

Officials of the Holy See are yet to respond to Enda Kenny’s Dáil speech, which has generated a huge response.

# cloyne - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Column: No matter what, we still need the Church

The Catholic Church has abused its power in Ireland, but it still brings something essential to our lives, writes Fr Tony Flannery.

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Kenny condemns the 'dysfunction and disconnection' of the Catholic Church

Enda Kenny told the Dáil that the Cloyne Report has exposed the Vatican’s “dysfunction, disconnection and elitism”; meanwhile, there have been further calls for the Papal Nucnio to be expelled from Ireland.

LIVE: Dáil Éireann discusses the findings of the Cloyne Report

Watch live footage from the Dáil as it debates an all-party motion, condemning the Vatican for its role in Cloyne.

Vatican official dismisses Cloyne report criticisms

Fr Federico Lombardi has described as ‘curious’ claims that the Vatican had encouraged cover-ups – sparking fury from abuse survivors’ groups.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning: fears of more abuse victims in Donegal, Vatican denies telling Bishops to keep quiet on Cloyne, and the controversial t-shirt removed from a Sinn Féin website…

# cloyne - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

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.

# cloyne - Sunday 17 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your Sunday Fix: A certain ginger-haired former media executive is arrested; the cost of smoking to Ireland’s economy; Come on Clarkey! and Hackgate: The Movie.

DPP rejected garda recommendation that Cloyne bishop be prosecuted: report

Meanwhile, the number of dioceses in Ireland looks set to be reduced in the wake of another clerical sex abuse scandal.

# cloyne - Saturday 16 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.

Archbishop apologises for 'consistent failure' in Cloyne

The apostolic administrator for the Cloyne diocese at the centre of a damning report this week has written a letter that will be read out at all masses in the area this weekend.

Poll: Should priests be exempted from mandatory crime reporting? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

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 - Friday 15 July, 2011

Minister for Children publishes new child protection guidelines

The new guidelines will seek to ensure that the “evils” revealed in this week’s Cloyne Report will never be repeated, said Frances Fitzgerald.

Poll: Should the Papal Nuncio be expelled from Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Papal Nuncio be expelled from Ireland?

The Vatican is yet to respond to the findings of the Cloyne report, which found the Papal state less than co-operative with helping implement child protection guidelines. But should the Government send the Pope’s representative here packing?

The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

FG's Charlie Flanagan says the Papal Nuncio should be expelled

The Vatican’s response to allegations of clerical sex abuse in Cloyne was described as “unhelpful”.

# cloyne - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Cloyne report front page photo 'used without permission'

A photographer claims his image of a bridge in Cork was used on the report into clerical sex abuse without his permission. The image has since been removed from the online version.

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.

THE TÁNAISTE WILL meet with the Vatican’s Papal Nuncio Giuseppe Leanza today it has been confirmed. Eamon Gilmore will discuss the findings of the report into clerical sex abuse in the Cork diocese of Cloyne with Taoiseach Enda Kenny saying that the view the Vatican took of the allegations was absolutely disgraceful. He added that his deputy would speak very directly to the Vatican’s ambassador to Ireland, RTÉ reports.

The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…Gilmore seeks urgent Vatican meeting, Troika chiefs set to deliver verdict, great news for Sligo design students, and a date with Justin Timberlake.

Column: We must stop the reports on clerical child abuse.. and spend that money on survivors

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.

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 - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

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.

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Cloyne report to be published later today

The long-awaited report will be published at 3pm today.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# cloyne - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Report into Cloyne sexual abuse to be published tomorrow

The official report of the Commission of Investigation into child sex abuse in the Cork diocese is to be published.

# cloyne - Sunday 3 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In this evening’s Fix: Turkey ignores Gaddafi, the Cloyne report may finally see the light, the Leaving Cert takes a bashing, and why grocery-shopping is best done in high heels…

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.