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We all know this disgusting scandal is as a result of The Church and The State, but who do you hold mostly accountable, and should therefore pay out the most in compensation to victims?

The State
The Church
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Owen Brannigan

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Re: Clerical abuse!
« Reply #2625 on: May 19, 2018, 10:56:19 PM »
Oh dear, Dromore diocese in trouble again?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-44185874

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« Reply #2627 on: Today at 08:14:21 AM »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/world-latin-america-44169484

While the Chile situation is particularly bad, the Irish Church is not far behind in its actions and inactions in relation to abuse.

When the Pope called the Irish bishops together in the last year for a similar meeting they did not have the same integrity to offer their resignations and he didn't ask for them.  What a waste of an opportunity to turn the Irish Church around.

Only an immediate root and branch reform can turn the Irish Church from oblivion in the next 15/20 years when the current batch of clergy in their 70s and 80s are no longer here.

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« Reply #2628 on: Today at 10:26:14 AM »
In order for the church to survive in Ireland and a lot of Europe I feel they need to allow women priests and for priests to marry. The 'rules' against this are man made.

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« Reply #2629 on: Today at 11:05:43 AM »
In order for the church to survive in Ireland and a lot of Europe I feel they need to allow women priests and for priests to marry. The 'rules' against this are man made.

All of the rules and regulations in the Catholic Church are 'man made'.