- May 20, 2020
Rejecting an ecclesial culture that seeks political power, the Archbishop of Dublin warned that “a language of polarization that can be bitter and personalized” has infected the Church.
Saying homelessness has reached a “crisis point,” the bishops of Ireland have called on the government to ensure housing is “safe, affordable and appropriate.”
With clerical abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church from all corners of the globe, Scottish Archbishop Leo Cushley said that as someone who has given his life to the institution, he is ashamed of the crisis, but believes that progress is being made.
Bono, the lead singer of the Irish band U2, said he told Pope Francis that in Ireland “it looks as though the abusers are being more protected than the victims. And you could see the pain in his face.”