Dublin Archbishop 'a source of division'

A meeting of Dublin priests last month heard the Archbishop of Dublin described as a source of division.

The meeting of up to 25 priests was held in January to discuss the fallout from the Murphy Report into abuse in the Dublin Archdiocese.

According to the Irish Catholic newspaper, which has seen minutes of the meeting, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin was criticised heavily for his handling of the aftermath of the report's publication.

He has also been accused of having a dictatorial manner and a lack of compassion for the auxiliary bishops, the report said.

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