Bishop of Raphoe would welcome child abuse investigation

The Bishop of Raphoe has said he would welcome an audit or any intervention which would help ensure the safety of children.

Dr Philip Boyce was speaking as it emerged that one of the priests identified as a serial abuser in the Murphy Report served for a period in the Diocese of Raphoe.

Patrick Maguire, a member of the Columban Fathers, has served prison sentences for child sex abuse in Ireland and the UK.

He had served in the Diocese of Raphoe in 1974 and 1975.


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