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Investigators say the Church has done an ‘excellent’ job in implementing stricter child protection guidelines

The Church in Ireland has finally got to grips with child abuse. Now, as the Apostolic Visitation report makes clear, it faces a new, grave crisis

The Holy See publishes findings of Apostolic Visitation to Ireland

Can removing bishops, redrawing dioceses and a papal visit next year lead the Irish Church towards renewal?

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Mgr Hugh Connolly says reports alleging that the seminary may close are ‘without foundation’

Irish priest claims Cardinal O’Malley will tell Benedict XVI that Ireland’s Church has ‘a decade at most’ to save itself

The Catholic Herald predicts the big stories of 2011

Nine Apostolic Visitators are carrying out the investigation