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Irish Church bracing for report on handling of clerical abuse in Dublin archdiocese

June 30, 2009

Still reeling from the impact of a report on rampant abuse of children living in Church-run institutions, Catholics in Ireland are now bracing for a report on the handling of sex-abuse allegations against priests of the Dublin archdiocese. That report, the work of another independent investigating committee, reportedly will be released within the next few weeks. It is said to approach 1,000 pages in length, and will include the names of priests who have faced abuse charges. The report will assess the handling of abuse charges under four past archbishops of Dublin; it may also report on the involvement of more than a dozen bishops who have served as auxiliaries in the Dublin archdiocese.


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