The meeting on Friday, Nov. 9th with Peter McVerry speaking at the Regency Hotel begins at 7.30pm.
Adrian Egan C.Ss.R. is disappointed with the populism of Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister Alan Shatter in criticising the Sisters who ran the Magdalene laundries for not contributing to the compensation fund. He finds the comments of survivor support groups and others outrageous and ill-informed.
This is the text of Marie Keenan’s talk at the AGM. Members found it a very challenging talk, which questions many of the assumptions about child protection. Two that stand out for this editor are what she has to say about the National Board for Safeguarding Children, and the fact that bishops and religious superiors have now taken on the role of policing criminal activity, which she says should be reserved to the organs of the State.
A meeting of Clogher ACP took place in Clones on Wednesday 2nd May. Nine Priests attended, six sent apologies. >We gave most of our meeting to reflect on how we…
Statement from the Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) on the Tuam Babies revelations and the resignation of Marie Collins from the Vatican Commission on Clerical Sex Abuse
Brendan Hoban reviews A Question of Conscience by Tony Flannery, which brings readers to the conclusion that the CDF’s actions against this member of the ACP leadership team were aimed at dismantling the whole movement.
David O’Neill, a retired lecturer in theology in the UK (and former Augustinian priest) reviews Tony Flannery’s book, A Question of Conscience