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# Cloyne Report

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# I'm out
'I've a job to do here': Enda rules out top EU role... again
The Taoiseach said he expects Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission, but David Cameron is trying to block this from happening.
# Clerical Abuse
Priest dismissed over complaints of child sexual abuse
A number of complaints of sexual abuse of minors against the priest have been upheld by a canonical penal trial today.
# The Pope
Taoiseach extends 'best wishes' to Pope, President writes Pontiff a letter
Enda Kenny clashed with the Catholic Church in the last two years, slamming the “the dysfunction, the disconnection, the elitism that dominates the Vatican today” after the Cloyne report in 2011.
# Catholic Church
New Bishop of Cloyne accepts appointment with 'apprehension'
The Bishop-elect William Crean, from Kerry, has said he had accepted the post with “considerable trepidation”.
# Catholic Church
No comment from Taoiseach after meeting with Pope Benedict
It was the first meeting of the pair since Kenny’s landmark speech in the Dáil last July.
# Cloyne
One year on: What's happened since Enda Kenny's landmark Cloyne speech?
In his most significant speech to date, Enda Kenny was hugely critical of the Vatican following the publication of the Cloyne report. Today marks the first anniversary of that speech.
# Human Rights
Mental health services inadequate, prisons below standards - Amnesty
In its annual report on the state of human rights in the world, the organisation also said that the UN Security Council had not shown the same courage as those who had participated in the Arab Spring.
# Cloyne Report
Garda Ombudsman to investigate sex abuse complaints
The GSOC is to investigate the handling of complaints of sex abuse against a Fr Corin, about which concerns were raised in the Cloyne Report.
# Apostolic Visitation
Vatican visitors propose Church reforms to deal with abuse fallout
An Apostolic Visitation sent by Pope Benedict XVI suggests reforming admissions to seminaries, and organisation of dioceses.
# Clerical Abuse
Vatican visitors to publish report on Church child abuse
Pope Benedict’s hand-picked ‘Apostolic Visitation’ will publish a summary of their findings later this morning.
# One Year In
From #danafacts to #cardiff: top hashtags of the 31st Dáil’s first year
The government’s first year in office has seen Twitter debates over Miss Piggy, print toner and internship schemes.
# Review 2011
Obama, Cloyne and an 'elderly poet': how the world's media saw Ireland in 2011
It’s been an eventful year for the nation, here’s how the international media saw the big events.
# Review 2011
14 game-changing moments of 2011
These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…
# Children's Rights
Children's rights referendum for next year welcomed
The Minister for Children has said that the government is planning to hold the much-delayed referendum in 2012.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
In tonight’s Fix: The fallout (not literally) from the death of Kim Jong-il; Ireland’s health under the microscope; and is it New Year’s resolution time already?
# Cloyne
Government publishes final sections of damning Cloyne report
The Department of Justice publishes the final extracts of the report into the handling of child sexual abuse allegations in Cloyne.
# Cloyne Report
Publication of complete Cloyne Report expected Monday
Although the High Court ruled on the lifting of block on sections of Chapter 9 yesterday, the Government wants a few days to get support systems in place.
Voices
Column: We know the horrific details of clerical abuse - but do we understand why it flourished?
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 Abuse
Clerical abuse in Ireland tantamount to torture: report
A study into the Ferns, Murphy, Ryan and Cloyne child abuse reports criticises the lack of prosecution against child sexual and physical abusers and those who concealed that abuse.
# Vatican
Government's views on Vatican and Cloyne Report unchanged
The Irish Government sticks to its view that the Vatican did not fully co-operate with the inquiry into allegations of abuse at Cloyne despite response by the Holy See.
# Child Abuse
No exceptions for priests in child abuse legislation
Catholic confession will not get special treatment in new laws over reporting child abuse, the government has confirmed.
# Cloyne
'I didn't go too far': Taoiseach defends Cloyne report comments
Enda Kenny was responding to criticism levelled at him by the Vatican last weekend.
# Cloyne
Archbishop Martin calls on Taoiseach to explain Vatican comments
The Archbishop of Dublin was speaking following the publication of the Vatican’s controversial response to the Cloyne report.
# Cloyne
Cloyne: Tánaiste reacts to Vatican statement as Taoiseach says he doesn't regret speech
The two most senior figures in government have given their initial response to what the Vatican has been saying about the Cloyne report this morning.
# Cloyne
Vatican rejects Taoiseach's criticism over Cloyne sex abuse report
The Vatican has issued its response to the Cloyne report saying it is “sorry and ashamed” for the suffering of victims and their families.
# Cloyne
Vatican's response to Cloyne 'will be published imminently' - report
La Stampa newspaper says the 15-page response has been prepared and is awaiting final approval before being published.
Voices
Column: ‘We are standing with people who have been let down by the Church’
A group of Irish priests is doing penance in solidarity with victims of child abuse. Fr Shane Crombie explains their hopes.
# 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.
# Papal Nuncio
Ireland's Papal Nuncio to be transferred to Czech Republic
Giuseppe Leanza is to be deployed to the vacant position in Prague, following his withdrawal from Ireland.
# Papal Nuncio
Papal Nuncio recalled to Vatican
Cloyne report and Taoiseach Enda Kenny had condemned Vatican response to Church mismanagement of sex abuse claims in diocese.
# Cloyne
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…
# Your Say
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?
# Cloyne
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
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.