Monday 20 May, 2013 12:18:04There has been a slight increase in the number of allegations of abuse being reported to the National Board for the Safeguarding of Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland.
Wednesday 24 April, 2013 19:50:02Ian Elliott, the Catholic church’s own watchdog on child protection measures in Ireland, has detailed the policies now in place to prevent child abuse in several dioceses.
Wednesday 24 April, 2013 19:31:04A retired Catholic bishop has admitted mistakes after a watchdog found opportunities to stop dangerous paedophile priests were consistently missed.
Friday 22 March, 2013 11:07:57A former priest who sexually abused two 13-year-old boys in the 1970s in Dublin and Kildare has received an 18-month jail sentence today.
Thursday 31 January, 2013 09:02:56The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles is to reveal 30,000 pages of confidential personnel files without blacking out the names of church leaders who knew about sexual abuse by priests.
Friday 18 January, 2013 11:03:34Monsignor Eamon Martin has been appointed assistant bishop in the Archdiocese of Armagh, as Cardinal Sean Brady plans to retire as head of the Catholic Church in Ireland.
Saturday 24 November, 2012 11:17:23A new bishop has been appointed to the diocese of Cloyne in Co Cork for the first time in two years following a scandal over the handling of abuse allegations.
Friday 09 November, 2012 09:44:53The Australian state of New South Wales has ordered a special inquiry to look into claims the Catholic Church covered up for paedophile priests.