Desmond Connell, Archbishop of Dublin, met with victims of clerical sexual abuse in an attempt to defuse widespread anger with the Church's handling of abuse cases. Two victims, Marie Collins and Ken Reilly, had said they would organize a protest march to the archbishop's residence and demand that he stand down. In response, Cardinal Connell invited them to discuss the … [Read more...] about Cardinal Meets Abuse Victims
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The Irish Government is to set up an inquiry into how sex abuse allegations were dealt with in the Dublin diocese amid ongoing allegations that Cardinal Connell and his staff failed to cooperate with police in investigating paedophiles.
Cardinal Desmond Connell has repeatedly apologized to the victims of abuse for the hurt they suffered, but his apologies, at this stage, are … [Read more...] about Irish Catholic Church
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