New document warns that priests can never be forced to reveal what they learn in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Final Report of Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse questions mandatory clerical celibacy, the inviolability of the seal of confession, and criticises culture of clericalism.
US Supreme Court refuses to excuse priest from testifying in court case.
The Church needs to be rebuilt, not just repainted or tinkered suggests Bishop of Derry.
Iona Institute Director discusses ‘Church and State under Enda Kenny’.