New college is aimed at tackling the backlog of appeals by accused clerics.
"God created human beings and let them develop according to the internal laws that He gave to each one so they would reach fulfilment.”
“I look forward to the day when my resignation will be accepted.”
Up to 1,000 people are expected to attend conference themed 'The Joy of the Gospel'.
New generation of Catholics will lead Church forward into next decade.
Dubliner Mgr John Kennedy recalls his time working under Cardinal Ratzinger.
Figures show Vatican stepped up efforts to remove clerical abusers in recent years.
Role involves co-ordinating theological, pastoral formation and care of Dublin’s priests, deacons and seminarians.
The "charisma" of Pope Francis affirms his decision to resign the papacy.