International group BishopAccountability.org has published a list of more than 70 clergy from across Ireland who have been convicted of abuse, or who were named in the Ferns, Ryan, Murphy and Cloyne reports as having faced abuse allegations.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2018
Ireland is the most media-saturated country in the world. But that saturation doesn’t supply variety. For example, radio, on the afternoon the Ferns Report came out, offered an infinity of choices but no alternative. If you went for talk radio, you got a bucketful of Ferns, no matter where you went on the dial.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2005
BISHOP Brendan Comiskey purchased an insurance policy in 1989 to protect the diocese of Ferns against liability arising from sexual abuse claims despite the fact he repeatedly failed to adequately deal with allegations of abuse against numerous priests.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2005
The damning report on sexual abuse of young people by priests in the diocese of Ferns is a scathing indictment of failure by the Catholic Church on both a national and international level to prevent the predatory activities of paedophile priests.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2005