# clerical-abuse - Thursday 23 May, 2013
Two corporations behind the ‘Irish’ Christian Brothers will enter ‘Chapter 11′ bankruptcy, which allows them to reorganise.
# clerical-abuse - Friday 22 March, 2013
A number of complaints of sexual abuse of minors against the priest have been upheld by a canonical penal trial today.
# clerical-abuse - Saturday 8 December, 2012
The film examines the story of four men who were abused as boys in a school for the deaf in the USA.
# clerical-abuse - Sunday 28 October, 2012
It’s a common refrain that widespread abuse was only exposed in recent decades – but the real story is very different, writes Fin Dwyer.
# clerical-abuse - Saturday 22 September, 2012
Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…
# clerical-abuse - Friday 7 September, 2012
Various commissions have only investigated abuse claims on a diocese-by-diocese basis. Should there be a national overall inquiry?
Lisa McInerney asks why, if a senior member of the Catholic Church thought paedophilia was ‘crossing the line in friendship’, does the same Church think it can guide people on how to love and who to marry?
# clerical-abuse - Thursday 6 September, 2012
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# clerical-abuse - Wednesday 5 September, 2012
Summary of the main findings of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland into Kildare and Leighlin Diocese.
Summary of the main findings of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland into the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.
Summary of the main findings of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland into Clonfert diocese.
# clerical-abuse - Monday 2 July, 2012
The Catholic Communications Office says there’s “no concrete information” about a rumoured visit in 2013.
# clerical-abuse - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
Towards Healing’s first annual report says that over 28,000 counselling sessions were provided last year.
# clerical-abuse - Wednesday 13 June, 2012
The Papal Legate, Cardinal Marc Ouellet, met with a group of abuse survivors during a pilgrimage to Lough Derg.
# clerical-abuse - Sunday 10 June, 2012
In his opening greeting, Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said the past 50 years have been marked with a dark side.
# clerical-abuse - Tuesday 5 June, 2012
The National Board for Safeguarding Children received 237 new abuse allegations in the year to 1 April, 2012, implicating 196 priests.
# clerical-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-abuse - Monday 7 May, 2012
Our round-up of the day’s main stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
Catholic Church leader apologises to abuse victims and says he regrets “very much” that parents of children at risk weren’t informed.
# clerical-abuse - Saturday 5 May, 2012
One’s civic duties are not the same as one’s self-imposed religious obligations, writes TheJournal.ie columnist Lisa McInerney – nor are they superseded by them.
# clerical-abuse - Friday 4 May, 2012
Fr Vincent Twomy says Brady “has unfortunately lost his moral credibility” over the 1975 abuse inquiry.
# clerical-abuse - Thursday 3 May, 2012
Colm O’Gorman of One in Four also argues that Brady was following guidelines – in fact, he says there were clear processes enshrined in the church which he followed “to the letter”.
# clerical-abuse - Wednesday 2 May, 2012
The primate of all-Ireland has released a statement in response to new allegations about his role in an inquiry into abuse allegations against the paedophile priest Brendan Smyth.
# clerical-abuse - Wednesday 18 April, 2012
Fr Michael Kelly was due to give testimony yesterday afternoon but has instead returned home to Ireland.
# clerical-abuse - Saturday 31 March, 2012
Support and advocacy group asks for survivors to complete questionnaire to build picture of official response to abuse claims.
# clerical-abuse - Tuesday 20 March, 2012
Statement from Irish bishops ‘welcomes’ findings of ‘pastoral’ Apostolic Visitation which was sent to Ireland from the Vatican – but Cardinal Brady says it doesn’t “supersede” the Church’s policy.
An Apostolic Visitation sent by Pope Benedict XVI suggests reforming admissions to seminaries, and organisation of dioceses.
Dutch paper reports on castrations in the 1950s ‘to cure homosexuality’ after youths complained about abuse.
Pope Benedict’s hand-picked ‘Apostolic Visitation’ will publish a summary of their findings later this morning.
# clerical-abuse - Friday 9 March, 2012
# clerical-abuse - Thursday 8 March, 2012
The National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church are due to release reports into a further seven dioceses by mid-summer 2012.
# clerical-abuse - Saturday 3 March, 2012
The Archbishop of Dublin has rejected suggestions that the abuse scandal is over.
# clerical-abuse - Friday 24 February, 2012
Work on drafting the bill to allow for the establishment of a Statutory Fund is at an “advanced stage”.
# clerical-abuse - Monday 23 January, 2012
An Irish priest, whose trial for alleged sexual abuse took almost 13 years, wins damages at the European Court of Human Rights.
# clerical-abuse - Monday 9 January, 2012
The Archbishop of Cashel & Emly, Dermot Clifford, asks priests to voluntarily donate to cover debts incurred in child protection.
# clerical-abuse - Monday 19 December, 2011
The Department of Justice publishes the final extracts of the report into the handling of child sexual abuse allegations in Cloyne.
# clerical-abuse - Saturday 17 December, 2011
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.
Survey estimates that ONE in TEN Dutch children suffered some form of abuse. That doubles to ONE in FIVE for those who spent time in Catholic institution.