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101 priests in single diocese accused of abuse in 40 years

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The Irish Examiner Tuesday, May 13, 2014 By Caroline O’Doherty Diarmuid Martin: Efforts have been remarkable. The number of priests formally accused of sexually abusing children in the country’s biggest Catholic diocese over the past 40 years has topped 100, … Continue reading

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“Pope Francis to establish child protection commission in Vatican” & related articles

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Advisory panel emerges from Council of Cardinals meeting in Rome The Irish Times First published: Fri, Dec 6, 2013, 01:00 Paddy Agnew In a surprise move, the Holy See yesterday announced that Pope Francis is to assemble a panel of … Continue reading

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Dublin archbishop in Brendan Smyth inquiry call

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 BBC News Norther Ireland 6 May 2012 Last updated at 09:19 ET Dr Martin said Smyth’s victims were owed such an inquiry The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Diarmuid Martin, has called for an independent international commission of inquiry into … Continue reading

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Diarmuid Martin claims Irish Catholicism at ‘breaking point’

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Archbishop of Dublin is to make a frank admission about church’s failings over the child sex abuse scandals guardian.co.uk, Saturday 3 March 2012 19.08 GMT Henry McDonald in Dublin Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, will warn that the paedophile priest … Continue reading

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Disgraceful cover-up by Vatican continues on Irish child abuse—Irish prime minister has absolutely nothing to apologize for

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Irish Central 05 September 2011 Periscope by Niall O’Dowd Posted on Sunday, September 04, 2011 at 09:49 PM The Vatican response to the Irish government criticism of its actions on child abusing priests is simply pathetic. The Irish government needs … Continue reading

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