A hairdresser accused of knocking down and killing a 70-year-old cyclist has been cleared of careless driving following a crowd-funded private prosecution.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
Irish abuse survivor Marie Collins has challenged a claim by a senior Vatican figure that his office cooperated with the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
Rebel Redemptorist priest, Tony Flannery, has called for the papal nuncio to be removed from his post.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2017
Another priest in the diocese of Cloyne has been defrocked by the Vatican because of child sex abuse allegations.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
THE last thing the Catholic diocese of Cloyne in East Cork needs is another scandal.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
The first lay person to assume the position of child protection officer in the Catholic diocese of Cloyne has resigned in a dispute over the handling by Bishop William Crean of the case of defrocked priest Dan Duane.
Sun, 06 Sep, 2015
Fr Tony Flannery was officially silenced and told to withdraw from public ministry by the Vatican in 2012.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2013
The country’s bishops refused to meet with six Irish priests silenced by the Vatican claiming their predicament was not an issue for the Irish hierarchy as the priests were members of religious orders and not diocesan priests.
Thu, 12 Sep, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI has a reputation as a charming and shy man who is also deeply conservative in his outlook and teaching.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2013
TONY Flannery must have committed some terrible crimes. He is a Redemptorist priest of nearly 50 years standing, who says he is being threatened with ex-communication from the church he has served all his adult life.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2013
There is “no question” of Fr Tony Flannery facing excommunication, senior Vatican sources have told The Irish Catholic newspaper.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
A representative of Catholic lay group We Are Church Ireland (WACI) is due to hand in a letter of protest today to the Vatican’s watchdog on doctrinal orthodoxy demanding it lift its censure of five Irish priests.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2012
High-profile priest Father Brian D’Arcy, who has been censured by the Vatican for his writings, warned today that the creation of a “veil of secrecy” worked against efforts to prevent clerical child abuse.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2012
Fr Brian D’Arcy has told of the pain he’s been living with because of his censure by the Vatican.
An Irish priest censured by the Vatican spoke today of his distress over the disciplinary action.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2012
The public read with dismay the media accounts of Redemptorist priest Fr Tony Flannery being muzzled by the Vatican. He has done much good in his life.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2012
Gay rights campaigners in Britain today rejected reported claims by the Vatican’s second-in-command that child sex abuse by priests is linked to homosexuality.
Wed, 14 Apr, 2010
The Vatican, dragged deeper than ever into the clergy sex abuse scandal, is launching a legal defence that it hopes will shield the Pope from a US lawsuit seeking to have him answer questions under oath.
Wed, 31 Mar, 2010
LILYBAEUM no longer exists.
Tue, 01 Dec, 2009
Pressure was mounting tonight for the resignation of senior clerics who shielded paedophile priests to protect the reputation of the Catholic Church.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2009
REGARDING your report headlined ‘Pope orders disciplinary measures on priest over sex scandal’ (September 9), I would like to make a number of points.
Mon, 06 Oct, 2008
Those in the running to succeed Pope John Paul II are known as the “papabili” – those worthy of becoming Pontiff. Prominent among them are:
Sun, 03 Apr, 2005
Thousands of people were evacuated today as California firefighters battled to save homes from a wildfire that grew rapidly during the night.
Tue, 04 May, 2004
FOOD and agri group IAWS is considerably undervalued by the market and is set to deliver 17-18% earnings per share growth this year, according to an analyst.
Mon, 07 Jul, 2003
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