- Dec 8, 2019
January 1, 2019 marked the beginning of legalized abortion in Ireland, drawing dismay from Irish pro-life groups, who campaigned extensively against the reform.
A bishop in Ireland said the Church needs “to acknowledge the dark aspects of our Church’s history that have come to light especially in recent decades.”
The Cranberries’ frontwoman, Dolores O’Riordan, has been described as a woman of soul and courage by the bishop of Limerick, where she honed her musical talent at a Catholic school in the 1980s.
Bishop Brendan Leahy is warning that the greatest danger in the fight against abuse is to “relax and believe that the worst is in some way behind us.”