Report: Pope summons Irish bishops to Rome
January 20, 2010
The Irish Catholic newspaper is reporting that Pope Benedict has summoned the Irish bishops to Rome to discuss the content of the Ryan and Murphy reports, which examined the abuse of children by priests and religious. The Vatican meetings will reportedly take place on February 15 and 16. Prior to that timme, the Irish bishops will hold an emergency general meeting.
- Pope calls bishops to Vatican summit (Irish Catholic)
- Pope to meet Irish bishops over abuse reports (BBC)
- Bishops to meet in advance of pastoral letter (RTE)
- Ryan report
- Murphy report