There is speculation today that a second bishop criticised in the Murphy report is about to resign.
James Moriarty, currently Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, is said to be considering is position.
It is almost a week since the Bishop of Limerick Donal Murray stepped down over his failings in handling child abuse allegations while working in the Dublin archdiocese.
A similar move from Bishop Moriarty would bring further pressure on two others named in the report to step down - Eamonn Walsh and Ray Field. Both men insist they did nothing wrong.