The announcement that Pope Francis may not meet victims of clerical sexual abuse in Ireland has pushed one victim to organise a demonstration during his visit to Dublin. Colm O’Gorman said ...
Image caption A number of reports have looked into clerical sex abuse in Ireland The latest claims about Cardinal Sean Brady in a BBC investigation come after numerous reports into clerical sex ...
The Ferns Inquiry (2005) was an official Irish government inquiry into the allegations of clerical sexual abuse in the Irish Roman Catholic Diocese of Ferns.
OCTOBER - Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference refuses to comment on reports that two Kerry priests were removed from their duties on foot of allegations of child sexual abuse.
Pope Francis has told his bishops he wants "concrete measures" drawn up against child sex abuse, though survivor groups in Rome for the summit have accused the Vatican of fine words but little action.
The report from the commission on child sexual abuse will be published in May, and according to Martin it will throw up challenges to the Catholic church in Ireland it has never experienced before.
Devastating report on abuse of children by clergy from 1975 to 2004 accuses church and Garda of colluding to cover up scandal
Abuse survivor Marie Collins has resigned from a panel established by Pope Francis to address clerical sexual abuse, accusing senior Vatican officials of "shameful" resistance to its work.
Beatings and humiliation by nuns and priests were ignored at institutions that held up to 30,000 children, Ryan report states
In 2009, The Murphy Report is the result of a three-year public inquiry conducted by the Irish government into the Sexual abuse scandal in Dublin archdiocese, released a few months after the report of the Ryan report. The Murphy report stated that, "The Commission has no doubt that clerical child sexual abuse was covered up by the Archdiocese of Dublin and other Church authorities". It found ...