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Pope begs forgiveness of abuse victims
Pope Francis meets victims from Ireland, Britain and Germany but critics say a cover-up is still protecting bishops.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2014 09:24 GMT
Ireland closes Vatican embassy to save funds
Minister says decision made in bid to meet bailout conditions and denies move a result of fraught relations with church.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2011 03:39 GMT
N Ireland bomb conspiracy revealed
Report says state and church colluded to cover up suspected priest's role in 1972 attack.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2010 15:58 GMT
Pope 'truly sorry' over Irish abuse
In letter to Irish faithful, Benedict rebukes bishops and orders an investigation.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2010 14:49 GMT
Pope to address child abuse scandal
Rights groups demand Catholic leader admit church moved to cover up victims' claims.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2010 09:41 GMT
Pope responds to child abuse row
Pope Benedict offers Irish Catholics "healing and renewal" over child abuse row.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2010 06:40 GMT
Pope condemns Irish clergy on abuse
Benedict XVI says abuse of children by priests was a "heinous crime" and a "grave sin".
Last updated: 16 Feb 2010 20:03 GMT
Pope meets Irish bishops over abuse
Benedict XVI meets clergy at the Vatican to discuss judicial reports exposing abuse.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2010 15:57 GMT
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