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● Two More Irish Bishops Quit Over Child Abuse Scandal

DUBLIN, IRELAND – Two more bishops said Friday they were offering their resignation to Pope Benedict XVI in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal that has shaken Ireland.

Auxiliary Bishops of Dublin Eamonn Walsh and Raymond Field said in a statement they had informed the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, on Christmas Eve Thursday of their intention to quit.

Four bishops have now resigned following a damning report last month by judge Yvonne Murphy on the Dublin archdiocese — the country’s biggest — that found the Roman Catholic authorities concealed abuse of children by priests for three decades.… KEEP READING

Posted on 12/31/2009 08:51 pm | No Comments