“While at all times honouring the wish of those survivors who may not want to be contacted by the Church, I wish to offer my support and invitation to meet with anyone who has suffered abuse.”
“Failure to recognise and respond appropriately to the complex issues which abuse presents has, at times, compounded the profound and harmful impact on the lives of many young and vulnerable persons.”
A leading campaigner against homelessness in Ireland has called for more action on youth homelessness. Speaking at a conference on youth homelessness at Thomond Park in Limerick City, organised by Focus Ireland, the charity’s founder & Life President, Sr. Stan Kennedy called for more action to help the record 826 young people who are
50 refugees who have fled violence in Syria will resettle throughout Limerick city and county at the end of this month, and another 50 over the course of the year.
“It seems to be almost explicit Government policy that people are expected to live below that poverty line and we see the consequences” - Mike Allen of Focus Ireland.