Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
“The journey over the last two years has been truly remarkable. There are champions for children in the Church who deserve the highest praise. They are at all levels ... There is a sense of purpose and commitment which is increasingly evident ... We are in a very different place to where we where two years ago.” - Ian Elliott, CEO, NSCC
Sat, 24 Oct, 2009
THERE is a terrible irony and sadness in the fact that on the very day that one of the traditional authority figures in our society — a cardinal of the Catholic Church — finally accepts that a person, an office, entrusted with such authority, can no longer seek refuge in secrecy, obfuscation or legal point scoring, that our Taoiseach turns to the High Court to stymie the Mahon Tribunal’s investigations into his finances.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2008
ONE of the ironies of the career of John Charles McQuaid, Archbishop of Dublin from 1940 until 1972, and the towering figure of 20th century Irish Catholicism, was that for someone who had such presence and domination, he was a poor communicator.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2008
RORY CONNOR, in his letter headlined ‘Trial by Media’ (Irish Examiner, October 18), tells us how the Los Angeles Times seems to want to blacken the reputation of Catholic clergy, using issues such as rape and child abuse.
Tue, 01 Nov, 2005
I REFER to Irish Examiner deputy editor Brian Carroll’s article (Jan 22) defending the Allen family, and especially the quote from it used on the front page in which he wondered if people wanted Tim Allen hanged in the town square to gratify their insatiable appetite for justice.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2003