Clerical sex abuse survivor and papal representative Marie Collins said she was glad there would be an inquiry over the failure by the gardaí to act on information it had in 1973, about paedophile priest Brendan Smyth.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
A solicitor representing victims of paedophile priest Father Brendan Smyth has said they want answers from the Garda Commissioner about who knew about the abuse.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015
Victims of paedophile priest Fr Brendan Smyth are to take legal action against the gardaí. The move follows revelations that officers in Dublin knew about his sex abuse in the early 1970s.
YESTERDAY, two events dealing with abuse inflicted on the vulnerable, one at either end of the island, one historical, the other contemporary, brought into question our ability to learn from our mistakes.
The response to child sex abuse allegations was totally inadequate and ineffective, the former head of the Catholic Church in Ireland has said.
Victims of paedophile priest Father Brendan Smyth are to take legal action against the Gardaí.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
Clerics involved in investigating child sex abuse were bound to secrecy so the Catholic church’s “good name” could be protected, a former primate of Ireland has claimed.
A long running public inquiry into child abuse is expected to hear from former leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland Cardinal Sean Brady.
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