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Topic: clerical abuse crisis

Benedict XVI meets German clerical abuse victims

Spokesman says Pope was ‘deeply shaken’ by encounter

Should a Taoiseach’s statements be factually true or merely emotionally satisfactory?

Surely, one lesson has been learned from the abuse crisis: lies and half-truths can be deadly

Archbishop Chaput installed at Philadelphia

New Archbishop of Philadelphia says Jesus will bring Church through ‘difficult moment’

Enda Kenny should be embarrassed that his attack on the Vatican had so little basis in fact

His eye-catching allegation grabbed headlines around the world. Yet he has still to provide any evidence for it

Sorry, Mr Weigel: the Irish Church has problems, but to call Ireland the ‘epicentre of European anti-Catholicism’ is simply wrong

There’s an obvious distinction between the governance of the Church and the essence of the faith

Another Irish nightmare: at Maynooth, they’re campaigning for abortion. But calm down; these days, there’s Maynooth and Maynooth

All the same, the story is all too symbolic of Irish life today

Debate: Is there any hope for Catholic Ireland?

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

Allegations of abuse in the Church double in a year

Safeguarding commission attributes rise to papal visit, which encouraged people to come forward

Vatican recalls nuncio to Ireland

Nuncio has been recalled so the Vatican can better respond to Cloyne scandal, says Vatican spokesman

The Taoiseach has just got it wrong. The Pope isn’t the problem: he is a major part of the solution

Both at the CDF and as Pope he has clearly directed that crimes must be reported to the civil authorities