Three actions for damages brought here against a Catholic Bishop in a representative capacity over the Church’s alleged failure to act to prevent paedophile priest Fr Brendan Smyth sexually abusing children have been halted by the Court of Appeal.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2015
A Catholic Bishop has urged the High Court to stop him being sued by a man who received £25,000 (€30,341) after settling his Northern Ireland court action over being sexually abused as a child by paedophile priest Fr Brendan Smyth.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014
Who coined the phrase that Ireland is not a Catholic country for a Catholic people anymore? Pat Rabbitte, Minister For Communications, is not communicating very well with the majority of Ireland’s Catholic population when he uses vitriolic speak to attack the spiritual leader (Cardinal Brady) of Ireland’s Catholic Church.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2012
The shot across the bows from Catholic Primate of All-Ireland Cardinal Seán Brady, asserting that the Government is not obliged to legislate for any form of abortion because of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights on the so-called ABC case, was as predictable as it is divisive.
Mon, 27 Aug, 2012
In an interview on RTÉ Radio last Saturday, Fr Brian D’Arcy defended his attendance at the recent rally in support of the Quinn family on the grounds of “compassion”, and compared it with his attendance at marches in the 1990s by victims of clerical and State-sponsored abuse.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2012