Opinion

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Ongoing abuse scandal shakes church's foundations

Further revelations of the abuse and molestation of children by priests, and the ongoing cover-up by Catholic Church officials, has drawn widespread condemnation from both Catholics and non-Catholics, shaking the Vatican and Pope Benedict XVI.

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The Catholic sex abuse scandal: a victim’s view

When we think of Ireland we often think of green fields, but recent reports, commissioned by the government and running thousands of pages, of the behavior of the Catholic Church paint a much darker picture.