Tuesday, Nov 24th

Last update11:54:37 PM GMT

You are here News International Irish attempts to grapple with abuse frustrated by Rome

Irish attempts to grapple with abuse frustrated by Rome

E-mail Print PDF
Rome consistently tripped up the Irish church as it attempted to come to grips with the issue of clerical child sex abuse, and Cardinal Hummes – who is taking part in this week’s discussions with Pope Benedict XVI, his senior curial colleagues and 24 Irish bishops – is uniquely placed to understand just how.

He is prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy which refused to give recognition to child protection guidelines introduced by the Irish bishops in their 1996 Framework Document and again in their updated 2005 Our Children, Our Church document.


Most Recent Related Stories...

At least 11 dead in attack on Tunisia military bus

Tunisia bomb attackAt least 11 people were killed on Tuesday after an explosion hit a bus carrying Tunisian...

Russia confirms its jet was shot down near Turkish border

Vladimir PutinTurkey shot down a Russian fighter plane Tuesday — a long-feared crisis in Syria's civil war...

In taking economic war to Islamic State, U.S. developing new tools

ISISSince last month, U.S. warplanes have struck Islamic State's oil infrastructure in Syria in a stepped-up...

Unsolved murder in West Bank: a case of uneven Israeli justice and its cost

Unsolved murder and Israeli injusticeAt the center of this otherwise idyllic Palestinian village, soot still blackens the entryway of a...
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support!
TVNL Tee Shirt
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support!
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support!
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!