Saturday July 11, 2015
A former archbishop and papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic has been taken to an intensive care unit ahead of the planned opening of his trial for alleged child sex offences, a Vatican official said.
Tuesday June 23, 2015
Convicted paedophile priest Brendan Smyth wrote an angry letter from jail denying he had damaged the Catholic Church, an inquiry has heard.
Wednesday June 17, 2015
Books of condolence are open following the deaths of five young Irish students and one young Irish-American in Berkeley, California.
Tuesday June 16, 2015
President Michael D Higgins has expressed sadness at the deaths of six young Irish people in a balcony collapse in Berkeley, California.
Sunday June 14, 2015
The former chief executive of the Catholic church's child safeguarding body, Ian Elliott, has initiated personal injury proceedings against his former employer, RTÉ's This Week has learned.
Thursday June 11, 2015
Leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland Archbishop Eamon Martin has said that as far as he can see, the church would like to continue performing the civil side of solemnising weddings, despite the outcome of the marriage referendum.
Wednesday June 10, 2015
The leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland has said Pope Francis' new tribunal to judge bishops accused of covering up child sexual abuse should investigate allegations relating to events a long time ago.
Monday June 08, 2015
The number of abuse survivors using the Catholic Church's confidential counselling and support service has fallen for the first time since it was founded four years ago.
Wednesday June 03, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories
Tuesday June 02, 2015
A round up of national and international news.