Photo ~ Ireland's clergy and the paedophilia scandal Bishops’ Resignations Continue in Ireland After the paedophilia scandal, seven dioceses are awaiting a leader: a sign of the Pope’s desired “zero tolerance” towards bishops who covered-up abuse cases There are now seven bishops who have handed in their resignations in Ireland. Seamus Hegarty, the Bishop of Derry, has left his post, bringing the number of Catholic dioceses in Ireland awaiting a leader, to seven. The paedophilia scandal has … [More]
A most excellent thing indeed. Raise to the ground and rebuild, as the word "reset mode" indicates. May Our Lord be with our Irish bretheren at this trying time of purification and reconstruction. In time there will be a Church even stronger than in the past; a revivification of the ancient vigour, per se.