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Christian Brothers’ voluntary redress contributions fully paid

The Congregation has now voluntarily contributed a total of €30 million towards redress since 2013.


Irish-language Christian Brothers School celebrates 50-year Iubhaile Órga

"Comhgairdeas ó chroí le Coláiste Eoin ags lena phobal uile a choinnigh - agus a choinníonn - tine bheo an dúchais."


Popular priest decries portrayal of nuns

“Are you seriously telling me that all these Sisters were all evil psychopaths? That is not my experience.”


Bishop Doran pays tribute to Boys Town founder’s courage

“I do not believe that a child can be reformed by lock and key and bars, or that fear can ever develop a child’s character.”


We’re paying our share, say orders in billion euro compensation row

The Christian Brothers will make total contributions to redress, welfare and education of over €600m.


Thurles CBS to host concert to mark Christian Brothers’ bicentenary

School has a fine reputation in hurling - the entire six backs from last Sunday’s All-Ireland winning Tipperary hurling team are past pupils.


Biography of Irish born Archbishop of Melbourne scoops literary award

Researching the life of Daniel Mannix, 85 year Brenda Niall, who knew Archbishop Mannix personally, was surprised to find how liberal his views were on most issues.


Eco theologian pays tribute to Columban centenarian

Fr Dan Fitzgerald returned home to Nenagh in 1989 after serving in the Philippines during World War II and later in the diocese of Hanyang in China.


Bishop attends CBS Limerick bicentenary Mass

Around 40% of pupils today are Muslim and there are up to three dozen nationalities at the school.


New book honours Synge Street’s 150 years

Book contains contributions by prominent retired politicians and past pupils Liam Cosgrave, John Boland and Michael Woods.


Historian revises Boys Town founder’s role

Mary Rafferty was mistaken in saying Fr Edward Flanagan had ‘blown the whistle’ on Irish industrial schools.


Missionaries promote faith-based values

Misean Cara managed €16 million in funding from Irish Aid for development projects.


Synge Street school celebrates 150th anniversary

Pluralism in patronage must not lead to hidden elitism warns Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.


First Catholic amalgated school a “landmark”

Catholic education still has a vital place in the Irish educational system - Archbishop.


NBSCCCI abuse audits show steady progress in dioceses

Concern over shortcomings on the part of the Kiltegan Fathers and massive number of allegations against Christian Brothers.


Fourth tranche of NBSCCCI audits to be published today

Six dioceses and two religious congregations reviewed.


President Higgins pays tribute to Christian Brothers in Cork

Visit marks school’s 125th anniversary.


Witness of faith in education vital – Archbishop Martin

“We do not need a conformist Church" but one of authentic commitment to the Gospel.

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