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#Abuse

# abuse - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church
# Illinois
# Illinois

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

Dec 20th 2018, 7:04 AM 9,836 Views 30 Comments

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

# abuse - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

Abuse on Twitter: Women of colour 34% more likely than white women to be targeted

Dec 18th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,328 Views 22 Comments

The study found that an abusive or problematic tweet was sent to the women in the study every 30 seconds on average.

# abuse - Monday 10 December, 2018

Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl
# John O'reilly
# John O'reilly

Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl

Dec 10th 2018, 10:09 PM 35,896 Views 0 Comments

John O’Reilly was convicted of sexually abusing a young girl while he was a chaplain at a prestigious school.

# abuse - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Woman who took domestic abuse survivors into her home receives volunteering award
# Clare
# Clare

Woman who took domestic abuse survivors into her home receives volunteering award

Dec 8th 2018, 7:15 AM 15,026 Views 6 Comments

Mary Fitzgerald founded Clare Haven Services.

# abuse - Monday 3 December, 2018

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls
# Courts
# Courts

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls

Dec 3rd 2018, 1:06 PM 18,336 Views 0 Comments

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the offences.

# abuse - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting

Nov 20th 2018, 8:11 PM 20,341 Views 75 Comments

Cahill said she received a qualified apology from the Sinn Féin leader.

# abuse - Monday 19 November, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case
# Abuse
# Abuse

Mary Lou McDonald to meet with Máiría Cahill over abuse case

Nov 19th 2018, 2:44 PM 13,390 Views 18 Comments

PSNI officers have said Sinn Féin members did not cooperate when interviewed in connection with Cahill’s allegations.

# abuse - Saturday 17 November, 2018

UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles
# Trauma
# Trauma

UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles

Nov 17th 2018, 4:00 PM 9,112 Views 0 Comments

The research aims to identify the positive factors that helped peole who experienced trauma in their childhoods.

# abuse - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Stoke boss says McClean has received 'death threats' and 'stuff in the post' for poppy stance
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Stoke boss says McClean has received 'death threats' and 'stuff in the post' for poppy stance

Nov 8th 2018, 12:42 PM 14,093 Views 31 Comments

‘We can’t condone certain parts of those [McClean's] actions,’ said Gary Rowett, ‘but we can understand some because the abuse is pretty bad.’

# abuse - Thursday 1 November, 2018

'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston
# Magdalene Laundries
# Magdalene Laundries

'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston

Nov 1st 2018, 3:00 PM 10,474 Views 21 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone will deliver a keynote speech at the event which is exploring adoption and institutional abuses.

Commission of Investigation into response to abuse allegations against Bill Kenneally to begin next week
# Waterford
# Waterford

Commission of Investigation into response to abuse allegations against Bill Kenneally to begin next week

Nov 1st 2018, 11:46 AM 11,086 Views 0 Comments

The former sports coach is serving a 14-year prison sentence in relation to 10 counts of indecent assault against minors in the 1980s.

# abuse - Friday 19 October, 2018

Phil Neville highlights disgraceful rape and death threats sent to England Women's players
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Phil Neville highlights disgraceful rape and death threats sent to England Women's players

Oct 19th 2018, 11:45 AM 5,693 Views 2 Comments

Chelsea’s Karen Carney shared the abhorrent messages on her Instagram page.

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

US opens national investigation into alleged abuse carried out by more than 300 suspected priests

Oct 19th 2018, 7:30 AM 10,246 Views 66 Comments

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has confirmed that it will ‘cooperate’ with the federal investigation.

# abuse - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor
# Waterford
# Waterford

Tusla has a file from 1980s on Bill Kenneally, says abuse survivor

Oct 2nd 2018, 8:11 AM 33,122 Views 0 Comments

The 20-page file was written in the 1980s, and was brought to the attention of survivors through an FOI request.

# abuse - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Taoiseach to meet Catherine Corless after 'paying respects' at Tuam site

Sep 25th 2018, 9:26 PM 11,413 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil today that he made a private visit to Tuam on his way home from a conference in Galway recently.

# abuse - Sunday 2 September, 2018

'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning'
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

'It does make you stay awake at night and struggle to sleep, and not want to get up in the morning'

Sep 2nd 2018, 9:30 PM 57,225 Views 13 Comments

Ex-Ireland international Noel Hunt on persistent abuse from fans as well as highs and lows at Reading, Leeds and elsewhere in his football career.

# abuse - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?
# Church Abuse
# Church Abuse

Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?

Aug 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 18,671 Views 48 Comments

The papal visit saw many headlines about clerical abuse and about how survivor groups were unhappy with the Church’s response to it.

# abuse - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Pope to Irish bishops: Way Church confronts abuse 'can offer an example to society as a whole'
# Cabra Meeting
# Cabra Meeting

Pope to Irish bishops: Way Church confronts abuse 'can offer an example to society as a whole'

Aug 26th 2018, 6:12 PM 23,994 Views 124 Comments

The pope met with the bishops before heading to the airport.

Coveney says pope has recognised 'magnitude' of abuse but action is now needed
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Coveney says pope has recognised 'magnitude' of abuse but action is now needed

Aug 26th 2018, 1:49 PM 10,660 Views 40 Comments

The Tánaiste said Pope Francis is “clearly angered” by what took place.

Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal
# Call To Resign
# Call To Resign

Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal

Aug 26th 2018, 8:42 AM 37,763 Views 20 Comments

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has called on Pope Francis to resign.

# abuse - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Pope compared cover up in Church to 'sh*t' in private meeting, abuse survivors say

Aug 25th 2018, 9:10 PM 75,213 Views 118 Comments

The pope met a group of eight survivors this evening.

Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Pope acknowledges Catholic abuse in Ireland but does not apologise to victims in keynote speech

Updated Aug 25th 2018, 1:36 PM 69,540 Views 145 Comments

Pope Francis is expected to meet survivors of clerical abuse during his two-day visit.

Varadkar says 'there is much to be done to get justice' for Church abuse survivors
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Varadkar says 'there is much to be done to get justice' for Church abuse survivors

Aug 25th 2018, 12:40 PM 21,040 Views 70 Comments

In a speech delivered at an event attended by Pope Francis, the Taoiseach spoke about the “dark aspects of the Catholic Church’s history”.

Photos of people who spoke out about Church abuse projected onto Dublin buildings
# Stand For Truth
# Stand For Truth

Photos of people who spoke out about Church abuse projected onto Dublin buildings

Aug 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 18,399 Views 27 Comments

Pope Francis is expected to meet survivors of clerical abuse this weekend.

# abuse - Friday 24 August, 2018

Nuns among 12 arrested in Scotland over abuse allegations
# Smyllum Park
# Smyllum Park

Nuns among 12 arrested in Scotland over abuse allegations

Aug 24th 2018, 9:53 PM 50,259 Views 0 Comments

Over 10,000 children had passed through the orphanage since it was established in 1864.

# abuse - Monday 20 August, 2018

'Survivors are tired of meaningless apologies': One in Four critical of Pope letter
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

'Survivors are tired of meaningless apologies': One in Four critical of Pope letter

Updated Aug 20th 2018, 7:32 PM 39,617 Views 142 Comments

The Pope arrives in Ireland on Saturday.

# abuse - Friday 10 August, 2018

'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí
# Justice
# Justice

'We have a duty to keep personal info private': Tusla denies withholding child abuse details from gardaí

Aug 10th 2018, 6:20 AM 12,357 Views 13 Comments

The agency has acknowledged that it is concerned about requirements it has to inform suspects about complaints made to gardaí.

# abuse - Thursday 9 August, 2018

'I was 13 when the Pope came to Ireland and I was raped by a priest the next year'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I was 13 when the Pope came to Ireland and I was raped by a priest the next year'

Aug 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 99,025 Views 141 Comments

Colm O’Gorman says he had believed Pope John Paul II when he said he loved the young people of Ireland – but instead, the pope protected his institution, not children.

# abuse - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Colm O'Gorman: Pope should 'tell the damn truth' about abuse cover-up when he's here
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Colm O'Gorman: Pope should 'tell the damn truth' about abuse cover-up when he's here

Updated Aug 2nd 2018, 3:00 PM 35,820 Views 234 Comments

A demonstration of solidarity with those who have been abused is being organised to coincide with the Pope’s visit.

# abuse - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Nursing home complaints: Staff member accused of 'physically and emotionally' abusing resident
# HIQA
# HIQA

Nursing home complaints: Staff member accused of 'physically and emotionally' abusing resident

Jul 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 25,837 Views 40 Comments

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

# abuse - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Pope Francis orders US bishop accused of sexual abuse to live 'a life of prayer and penance'
# Allegations
# Allegations

Pope Francis orders US bishop accused of sexual abuse to live 'a life of prayer and penance'

Jul 28th 2018, 1:36 PM 32,093 Views 78 Comments

The Holy See’s announcement about McCarrick said that Francis was taking action.

# abuse - Thursday 26 July, 2018

'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time
# Tuam Site
# Tuam Site

'Putting our shameful past behind us': Mother and baby home forum meets for the first time

Jul 26th 2018, 4:50 PM 9,602 Views 67 Comments

How to memorialise the past, as well as what health and well-being supports are needed for former residents will be discussed.

Gardaí seized a number of 'child sex dolls' in raids today
# Operation Ketch
# Operation Ketch

Gardaí seized a number of 'child sex dolls' in raids today

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 3:49 PM 36,475 Views 41 Comments

It is understood up to 30 homes are being targeted in today’s searches.

# abuse - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Bus driver, who lost job after requesting CCTV which showed him on phone while driving, reinstated

Bus driver, who lost job after requesting CCTV which showed him on phone while driving, reinstated

Jul 15th 2018, 8:30 AM 42,123 Views 0 Comments

The man had requested the footage in order to prove he had been verbally abused by a manager.

# abuse - Saturday 7 July, 2018

'I reported the teacher who abused me but he was left teaching for three years afterwards'
# Christian Brothers
# Christian Brothers

'I reported the teacher who abused me but he was left teaching for three years afterwards'

Jul 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 36,963 Views 45 Comments

Damian O’Farrell was married with children when he learned that the man who repeatedly abused him when he was 12 was still teaching children.

# abuse - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Australian archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse
# Adelaide
# Adelaide

Australian archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:38 AM 17,107 Views 40 Comments

But Philip Wilson could avoid jail.

# abuse - Saturday 30 June, 2018

UK businessman who targeted neglected girls jailed for abuse in Ireland
# Louth
# Louth

UK businessman who targeted neglected girls jailed for abuse in Ireland

Jun 30th 2018, 7:16 AM 14,730 Views 0 Comments

The judge said these were “grave offences” and crimes at the most serious level.

# abuse - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Abused aged 6: 'I was screaming and had to be tied into a buggy with a rope to be brought to school'
# Limerick
# Limerick

Abused aged 6: 'I was screaming and had to be tied into a buggy with a rope to be brought to school'

Jun 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 53,500 Views 49 Comments

Thomas Hogan said that even as a child he knew the clergy ruled and that he couldn’t say anything negative about a Christian Brother.

# abuse - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Elderly abuse victims are 'most likely to have been targeted by their sons or daughters'
# Family Issues
# Family Issues

Elderly abuse victims are 'most likely to have been targeted by their sons or daughters'

Jun 14th 2018, 9:27 AM 18,458 Views 35 Comments

A report has found that the number of men suffering from abuse increases three fold in the over 80s category.

# abuse - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Abused by three men from the age of six: 'I shut down. All I know is I was crying for my mother'
# Cork
# Cork

Abused by three men from the age of six: 'I shut down. All I know is I was crying for my mother'

Jun 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 76,409 Views 48 Comments

John Allen first reported the abuse almost 20 years ago but feels he may need to take his case to Europe to get justice.