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'Culture of celibacy' to blame for Catholic child sex abuse - study

Published time: 14 Sep, 2017 18:19Get short URLĀ© RyanJLane / Getty ImagesA five-year study into sexual abuse within the Catholic Church has found that mandatory celibacy and a culture of secrecy within the entirely male-dominated clergy were "the major...
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Vatican's stance on children's rights is not acceptable, says McAleese

UN Convention on Rights of the Child must be implemented in church teachings and canon lawabout 11 hours agoPatsy McGarryProf Mary McAleese says it is "misleading" of the Vatican to tell the committee in 2013 that the terms "corporal punishment"...
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Bethany Home: Memorial to 222 children in unmarked grave held

Bethany Home: Memorial to 222 children in unmarked grave heldCeremony at Mount Jerome cemetery for young who died at mother and child homeabout 11 hours agoMark HilliardDerek Leinster, born in the Bethany Home in 1938 and chairman of the Bethany...
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