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Ireland Abuse

Will Other Catholic Bishops Risk Eternal Damnation?

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kim Michele Richardson

I applaud the fearlessness it must have taken for a bishop to turn over a 1997 letter from the Vatican to the Irish broadcasters, thinking he'd face eternal damnation and excommunication.

Vatican Warned Irish Bishops Not To Report Abuse

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN — A 1997 letter from the Vatican warned Ireland's Catholic bishops not to report all suspected child-abuse cases to police – a disc...