Ireland's papal nuncio recalled after prime minister blasts 'elitism, narcissism' of Roman church in sex abuse crisis
Speaking to the Irish Parliament last week, Irish prime minster Enda Kenny attacked the "dysfunction, disconnection, elitism, the narcissism" within the upper echelon of the Roman Catholic Church.
In reaction, the Vatican has recalled its ambassador to Ireland (called, in Rome,
Irish Prime Minister says Roman hierarchy puts 'power and reputation of the church ahead of child rape victims'
In a scathing public tongue-lashing of Roman clericalism, legalism, cover-up and church-based protection of perpetrator priests, Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny, the highest ranking political leader in this Roman church dominated nation, made a direct allusion to the name from the pantheon of cath
'Worst possible candidate' appointed by Rome to PA diocese under seige for endangering children and protecting perps
The pope has appointed Charles Chaput of Denver to head the besieged Philadelphia archdiocese, replacing a cardinal, Justin Regali on whose watch the archdiocese came under fire following 3 grand-jury reports, the latest in February of this year, accusing the Archdiocese of a widespread cover-up of
Bishop-secretary to 3 popes presided over child endangerment and abuse, says 'damning' Cloyne report
A report published on Wednesday faulted the Ireland Diocese of Cloyne for failing to inform police about allegations of clerical sex abuse from 1996-2009, including cases in which the alleged victims were still minors at the time of the accusations.
The report also characterized the Vatic
Expert in Canon Law warns: Church's destructive 'dark side' evident in sexual abuse of children and adults by priests is systemic
Read the Tom Doyle's entire speech as he presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Richard Sipe at the SNAP National Conference, July 10, 2011 here.
REMARKS FOR THE PRESENTATION OF THE LIFETIME ACHIEVMENT AWARD TO RICHARD SIPE
SNAP CONFERENCE – JU
Bishop accused of allowing molester priest to escape justice in defiance of CA law resigns
The Vatican has announced that the pope has accepted the resignation of Daniel Walsh, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa, CA.
The diocese has been hit with several lawsuits under Walsh's tenure involving alleged child sex abuse by former priests.
- Ireland's papal nuncio recalled after prime minister blasts 'elitism, narcissism' of Roman church in sex abuse crisis