NBSCCCI annual report for 2018 shows Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families last August saw a spike in allegations of clerical abuse.
Is it contrary to Canon Law to insist that funerals of priests accused of abuse must take place in private chapels?
Concerns over the length of time the statutory authorities and the Vatican take to respond when an allegation against a priest is reported.
Referring to the referendum to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution of Ireland, the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference stated that the law is "largely obsolete”, but that the promotion of freedom of religion and conscience greatly enriches the social fabric of a country.
The Irish Church, Bishop Brendan Leahy has suggested, is a Church that has faced the evil within, has worked tirelessly to cast it out and put stringent measures in place to protect against its return.
Case of abuse reported in 2015 "deserves particular mention as it happened so recently, demonstrating that a risk to children still exists” - NBSCCCI CEO Teresa Devlin.
“One case stands out as being shocking. The NBSCCCI believes considerable work needs to be undertaken by the Order to acknowledge the serious damage caused.”
Financial surplus of €616,091 recorded in 2014 compared to deficit of €103,076 in 2013.
"Unintended consequences" of the focus on the mechanics of safeguarding and zero tolerance highlighted.
Responding to the findings of the latest NBSCCCI audits Archbishop Martin said some of the results left him “seriously concerned”.
Everything possible must be done to rid the Church of the scourge of the sexual abuse of minors.
Spiritual support service for survivors whose faith has been damaged by sexual abuse.
Sixth tranche of audits reviewed 18 religious congregations and found that support for complainants of abuse was inconsistent and not good enough.
Reviews praise progress made in dioceses of Cloyne, Dublin, Killaloe and Meath.
Total number of priests in Irish Church has fallen by over 400 in less than seven years.
Report shows 164 allegations notified to National Office between April 2013 and March 2014.
Exclusion of elderly priests from ministry because of a 'mistake' in earlier life questioned.
Former CEO accuses Church authorities of limiting NBSCCCI's role “by covert means.”
Teresa Devlin will take up her new role on 1 February.
Concern over shortcomings on the part of the Kiltegan Fathers and massive number of allegations against Christian Brothers.
Six dioceses and two religious congregations reviewed.