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Catholic Church Ireland

Ireland Seeks To Break Catholic Church's Monopoly On Education

Religion News Service | Jennifer Collins | Posted 01.30.2014 | Religion

DUBLIN (RNS) For years, many Irish parents sought to school their children outside the Roman Catholic Church, which dominates the country’s educatio...

Apostolic Visitation of the Irish Church: A First Step Towards a Brighter Future?

Alex Wilhelm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alex Wilhelm

The Pope is making good on his previous promise to probe into the Irish Church's crimes against minors by sending numerous Archbishops to the area under the blanket authority of an Apostolic Visitation.

Pope To Apologize For Irish Sex Abuse Scandals In Letter

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN — Pope Benedict XVI addresses Ireland on Saturday in a letter apologizing for the sex abuse scandal here – a message being watched ...