CNN's Hada Messia in Rome, Italy, contributed to this report.
About ten years ago, I received an email asking what I thought about abortion in animals.
Before taking up the question of animal abortion, we need to consider the empathy gap in conversations between pro-choice and pro-life interlocutors.No matter what position one takes on when “life” begins, one inevitably embraces one or another arbitrary line.Child sexual abuse was "widespread" then, the report found.The report by the Dublin Archdiocese Commission of Investigation, which was set up in March 2006 to look into the abuse allegations, did not say Murray was guilty of abuse but that he failed to report it."I again apologize to all the survivors and their families.
I have today offered my resignation as bishop of Kildare & Leighlin to the Holy Father.
Bishop Donal Murray, the bishop of Limerick, resigned on December 17.
Murray was named in the 720-page report that found the Archdiocese of Dublin and other Catholic Church authorities in Ireland covered up clerical child abuse from 1975 to 2004.
I hope it honors the truth that the survivors have so bravely uncovered and opens the way to a better future for all concerned." The Vatican had no immediate comment on the resignation.
Moriarty has been a priest for 48 years, he said in the statement. that the attempts by church authorities to 'protect the church' and to 'avoid scandal' had the most dreadful consequences for children and were deeply wrong," Moriarty said after the government report came out last month.
The Irish voted by a decisive majority of over 66 percent to repeal Amendment 8 of its Constitution.