- Jan 22, 2020
More than 10 years after its final report, the commission set up by the Irish government to investigate claims of abuse in religious-run institutions has admitted that it overestimated the number of children in the homes.
In the midst of a bitter gangland feud in the Irish capital, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has moved to ensure that funerals of those killed are not used as overt shows of wealth or perceived influence.
Ireland’s Catholic Church is “changing enormously,” and will have to address serious problems in the future, according to Dublin’s archbishop.
A church that “fosters and perpetuates exclusion and marginalization is to that extent a God-less church,” according to the Archbishop of Dublin.
Anglican Archbishop Michael Jackson of Dublin said he was shocked after thieves broke into a church in the Irish capital, vandalizing the crypt and taking the head of an 800-year-old mummy known as “the Crusader.”