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February 2016 Archives

Church made 'enormous mistakes' over abuse - Pell

Monday 29 February 2016 08.36Cardinal George Pell is shown on a screen in Canberra, as he gives evidence to the commission via video link from RomeAustralian Cardinal George Pell, the highest-ranking Vatican official to testify on clerical sexual abuse, said...
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Caranua Information events

Caranua Information events: Dublin, Cork and Galway   Supports for survivors of institutional abuse - what's available and where to go     City Venue Date and Time Type of event Dublin Gresham Hotel, O'Connell St, Dublin Saturday 12th...
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Caranua information event

Caranua information event ·        Do you want more information on Caranua? ·        Do you need help filling out your form? ·        Please join us in Manchester on Saturday 9th April   When: Saturday 9th April 2016 What time: 10.30am to...
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Former national basketball coach jailed for 14 for child sex abuse

042 Friday 19 February 2016 11.28 Bill Kenneally was sentenced at Waterford Circuit Court this morningA former national basketball coach has been jailed for 14 years and two months in prison for abusing 10 boys in the 1980s.Bill Kenneally was...
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Sex abuse victim kept secret for over 30 years

1Wednesday, February 17, 2016Liam Heylin A little girl was repeatedly sexually abused by a family friend who groomed her for years and she kept the secret for more than 30 years until she could no longer bear it, a court was...
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Smyth victims want to sue bishop

0Tuesday, February 16, 2016Ann O'Loughlin Three people sexually abused by paedophile priest Brendan Smyth want the Supreme Court to permit them sue a Catholic bishop here over the Church's alleged failure to act to prevent Smyth abusing children.Three victims of paedophile...
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Child abuse survivor criticises bishops' lecture

06Friday 12 February 2016 18.17Child abuse survivor Marie Collins is the only survivor-member of the Commission for the Protection of MinorsThe prominent child abuse survivor Marie Collins has said senior Vatican bureaucrats frustrated Pope Francis' plans to have his Commission...
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Irish priest praised in US police letter to the Vatican

Irish priest praised in US police letter to the VaticanFr John Gallagher's evidence led to abusive priest's convictionabout 10 hours agoPatsy McGarryFr John Gallagher (48), who is from Strabane, Co Tyrone, has been ministering in Florida since 2000.  An Irish Catholic...
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Claim for industrial school abuse redress can be reconsidered

1 Thursday, February 04, 2016Ann O'LoughlinA 58-year-old man can have his claim for compensation over abuse he says he suffered as a child in an industrial school reconsidered by the Residential Institutions Redress Board, the Court of Appeal has ruled.Mr...
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Time to move on?

Homily on abuse by Bishop of Kilmore angers victims2Tuesday, February 02, 2016 By Stephen RogersIrish Examiner ReporterTwo clerical abuse victims have criticised a homily by the Bishop of Kilmore in which he described the abuse at the hands of the clergy...
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RTE 2 this evening 11.35

Sent: Monday, February 01, 2016 3:32 PM>> Subject: "HOME" on RTÉ Two Tonight @ 11:35pm>>>>>> Hello!>>>> Hope you are all keeping very well!>>>> Just a quick note to let you know that 'HOME' will be broadcasting >> tonight on RTÉ...
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