# Catholic Church

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Church sorry priest said Jill Meagher would be alive if she'd had more faith
IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim
A religious 'conscience clause'. The church wants it but campaigners say ‘licence to discriminate’
Catholic Church tells Irish schools how they should treat non-Catholics
Bishop 'regrets any hurt caused' by saying gay couples with children are not parents
The Catholic Church is coming up with new rules for priests accused of sexual abuse
Four new primary schools will open in September, as Catholic Church loosens hold on education
This loved-up couple received a special Valentine's blessing today
Archbishop says he is 'seriously concerned' about latest reports into child protection
Cork man ejected from priesthood over abuse claims has appeal rejected by Rome
Pope Francis accuses Vatican officials of power lust and gossip in Christmas speech
"Schools are not data-processing centres": Irish bishops want 'balance' in discrimination debate
Pope backs evolution theory, says 'God doesn't have a magic wand'
Priest who won property dispute with former partner 'taking time away from Church'
The Vatican has suggested it's ready to welcome gay people... sort of
Opinion: Questions remain unanswered over the Tuam mother-and-baby home
Archbishop wants the Catholic Church to "listen to married couples"
Vatican looks to reform church's stance on 'living in sin', marriage, and divorce
Pope Francis fires bishop who promoted priest accused of sexual abuse
Opinion: Employees can still be discriminated against over their sexuality – this must end
Heart-wrenching documentary shines light on adoption trade of Irish 'illegitimate children'
Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Seán Brady's resignation
Vatican official uses trucking company to explain why Church is not responsible for child abuse by priests
Here's what appeared to witnesses in Knock, 135 years ago today
Cardinal Seán Brady has offered to resign as Primate of All Ireland
Thousands arriving in Knock today for annual Catholic pilgrimage
Opinion: Ring them bells! Why Ireland should never get rid of the Angelus
Opinion: No person or institution can be left behind in the mother-and-baby home inquiry
Opinion: I became the first male survivor of Irish clerical sexual abuse to meet Pope Francis
Pope promises "solutions" to celibacy in the priesthood
Opinion: It may seem heartless, but we shouldn't fund an inquiry into religious-run homes
Martin: 'Crisis of the sexual abuse of children in the church not a chapter of the past'
The numbers of priests and nuns in Ireland are dropping
Opinion: Adoption, illegitimate children and ‘the bogey of proselytism’ in Catholic Ireland
Opinion: Where does fatherhood feature in story of mother-and-baby homes?
Opinion: It is a bittersweet time for victims of institutional abuse – the least we can do is listen
Opinion: Abuse and neglect are being hidden in plain sight – but will we open our eyes?
Catholic Church was within its rights to sack married priest says European Court
Bishops: We are reminded of a time when unmarried mothers were rejected by Church