Jan 20, 2010 09:55 EST
Pope invites Irish bishops to Vatican summit to discuss papal response to child-abuse scandals. Ireland's Roman Catholic bishops are being summoned next month to a Vatican summit with Pope Benedict XVI to shape the pontiff's response to child-abuse scandals, church officials said Wednesday.
Dec 25, 2009 13:48 EST
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Two more Irish bishops have said they will offer their resignations to the Pope, bringing the total number of church leaders to quit after a damning report into child sex abuse by priests to four.
Dec 25, 2009 05:36 EST
2 more Irish Catholic bishops quit over church's cover-up of child abuse by Dublin priests. Two Roman Catholic bishops in Ireland resigned on Christmas Day in the wake of a damning investigation into decades of church cover-up of child abuse in the Dublin archdiocese.
Dec 23, 2009 12:14 EST
2nd Irish Catholic bishop to quit over report into church's cover-up of Dublin child abuse. A second Roman Catholic bishop in Ireland announced Wednesday he will resign in the wake of a damning investigation into decades of church cover-up of child abuse in the Dublin archdiocese.
Dec 23, 2009 11:38 EST
DUBLIN (Reuters) - A second Irish bishop named in a damning report into child sex abuse by priests offered his resignation to the Pope on Wednesday.
Dec 17, 2009 12:57 EST
Pope accepts resignation of Limerick bishop criticized in child sex abuse scandal in Ireland. A Roman Catholic bishop in Ireland has resigned after an investigation into child sex abuse by clergymen accused him of ignoring reports of crimes by priests in his diocese, the Vatican said Thursday.