Catholic bishops not obliged to report clerical child abuse, Vatican says

I can only perhaps suggest just one simple response to the latest Guardian article, and basically it is – WTF! The article reads … Vatican guide says ‘not necessarily’ bishop’s duty to report suspects to police despite Pope Francis’s vows to redress Catholic church’s legacy of child abuse. The Catholic church is telling newly appointed … Read more

Vatican ordered Irish bishops not to report abuse

We have known for some time, but now have solid proof, that the Vatican ordered the Irish Bishops to cover-up clerical abuse and not to report it to the police … Now what makes this interesting, is that its not historical, its recent. The 1997 letter, obtained by RTE, and signed by the late Archbishop … Read more

Belgian sex abuse tapes amplify Catholic scandals

Why oh why am I simply not surprised … Leaked tapes of Belgium’s Cardinal Godfried Danneels urging a victim not to reveal he was sexually abused by a bishop are some of the most damaging documents to emerge in the scandal rocking the Roman Catholic Church. The tapes, made secretly by the victim and published … Read more

Catholic Church cover up still carries on

One argument often put forward in defense of the Catholic church cult is that a lot of what happened is all in the past. However, I recently came across solid proof that this is a complete lie. Because I’m Irish, and went through the Irish educational system myself, I have an interest in all this. … Read more