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Topic: clerical abuse crisis

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

Enda Kenny’s attack on the Vatican reflects ferocious public anger

Fr Lombardi’s response to the Cloyne scandal is legalistic: the Vatican still has serious questions to answer

Irish prime minister accuses Vatican of ‘narcissism’

Enda Kenny launches extraordinary attack on the Vatican in parliament, saying its policy on abuse is ‘calculated’ and ‘withering’

Priest close to Pope calls for mass resignation of Irish bishops

Fr Vincent Twomey, a former student of Pope Benedict XVI, says Irish Church has been ‘without any leadership’ for 15 years

Irish government seeks to compel priests to break seal of confession

Under new legislation priests would be punished with up to five years in prison if they did not pass on details of abuse heard in Confession

Ireland’s foreign minister: Vatican must explain itself

Minister summons papal nuncio to a meeting following a report into the mishandling of child abuse allegations

Irish bishop criticised for lax response to abuse allegations

Report also says that Bishop John Magee of Cloyne, who resigned last year, admitted to ‘inappropriate behaviour’ with a young man

Fr Kit the ‘monster’ and the kindly priest I knew didn’t just seem like different people: they were different people

He had been granted the grace of ‘time for amendment of life’; and he had used it well

Rosminian order admits ‘inadequate’ response to abuse

Fr David Myers, head of the Rosminians in Britain, issues apology for sexual and physical abuse by priests in the 1960s

The men abused by Rosminians deserve compensation

I hope the order learns a lesson from Canada, where a Truth and Reconciliation Commission is working to bring healing to victims