Archive | News archive 2011

Archbishop Neary’s Homily at Funeral Mass of Mgr Joe Quinn

Homily of Archbishop Michael Neary at the Funeral Mass of Monsignor Joe Quinn, RIP, PP Knock, Sunday 4 December

Statement of Retired Bishop of Derry, Bishop Edward Daly

Statement of Retired Bishop of Derry, Bishop Edward Daly (1974 – 93), following publication of the National Board for Safeguarding Children’s Review of Child Safeguarding in the Diocese of Derry I welcome today’s report.  I welcome the fact that the diocese has decided to  publish the full unedited text of the report.  I am pleased […]

Statement by the Catholic Communications Office correcting today’s Irish Times article referring to Cardinal Seán Brady – 30 November 2011

A news report carried on the front page of today’s Irish Times referring to Cardinal Seán Brady, and a High Court case which has been settled by the Archdiocese of Armagh and Mr Brendan Boland, includes some serious inaccuracies.

Personal Statement of Bishop Séamus Hegarty

Personal Statement of Bishop Séamus Hegarty following the publication of Safeguarding Reviews in Dioceses of Derry and Raphoe

Monsignor Eamon Martin, Diocesan Administrator, responds to the Review of Safeguarding in the Diocese of Derry

Speaking Notes of Monsignor Eamon Martin, Diocesan Administrator, Diocese of Derry at the publication of the Review of Safeguarding Practice in the Diocese of Derry carried out by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church on Wednesday 30 November 2011

Bishop John Mc Areavey welcomes report of Review of Safeguarding Practice in Dromore Diocese and accepts all its recommendations

“Safeguarding is an on-going process and all need to be vigilante and attentive” – Bishop McAreavey

Publication of Review of Safeguarding of Children in the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois

Publication of Review of Safeguarding of Children in the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois The Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois is one of the six dioceses which had its Child Safeguarding procedures reviewed by the National Board for Safeguarding Children. All six dioceses concerned sought to have the Review carried out. I am very pleased […]

Statement by Bishop Philip Boyce on the launch of the Review of Raphoe Diocese

Statement by Bishop Philip Boyce on the launch of the Review of Raphoe Diocese  I am happy to be able to publish and present the Review of the Diocese of Raphoe on the subject of child sexual abuse by members of the clergy of the Diocese. The Review of our Diocese was undertaken in August […]

Statement by Archbishop Michael Neary on the launch of the Review of Safeguarding Practice in the Archdiocese of Tuam

Statement by Archbishop Michael Neary on the launch of the Review of Safeguarding Practice in the Archdiocese of Tuam The National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church has reported on the Audit which it conducted in the Archdiocese of Tuam.  The Report is being published today. The report illustrates that strong procedures have […]

Statement by Bishop Leo O’Reilly on the publication of the Review of Safeguarding Practice in the Diocese of Kilmore

Statement by Bishop Leo O’Reilly on the publication of the Review of Safeguarding Practice in the Diocese of Kilmore  I welcome the publication of the Review of Safeguarding Practice in the Diocese of Kilmore. In June 2010 I invited the National Board to undertake this Review and I committed myself to publishing its findings. The […]

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