Irish church can play useful role in wider Catholic stance on child abuse, says Cardinal Brady

Irish input into new Vatican commission on child abuse

Cardinal Sean Brady: “We are not becoming complacent. Vigilance is the operative word at all times, attentiveness and compassion to all concerned.”  Photograph: Frank Miller

Cardinal Sean Brady: “We are not becoming complacent. Vigilance is the operative word at all times, attentiveness and compassion to all concerned.” Photograph: Frank Miller

Wed, Dec 11, 2013, 01:01

The Towards Healing helpline for survivors of clerical child abuse can be contacted today and tomorrow 11am to 1am at freephone 1800-303416 from Ireland, or 0800-0963315 from Northern Ireland and the UK or at info@towardshealing.ie.

HSE-funded Connect counselling services for abuse survivors are available at freephone 1800-477477 from the Republic and 00800-477 477 77 from Northern Ireland.