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Pope Francis in St Peter’s Square. Expert Ian Elliott says the pope’s record on child protection “has been a dismal failure”. File photograph: L’Osservatore Romano/AP

The Vatican has expressed “shame and sorrow” for sex abuse by priests in its first response to a US grand jury report published last Tuesday. The Pe(...)

Pope Francis  in St Peter’s Square. Expert Ian Elliott says the pope’s record on child protection “has been a dismal failure”.  File photograph: L’Osservatore Romano/AP

Pope Francis’s record on child protection “has been a dismal failure” and “he needs to come [to Ireland] with a mindset that it’s not good enough to s(...)

US pastor Andrew Brunson arrives at his home in Izmir, Turkey, after being released from  prison into house arrest in July of this year. The move was allowed on the  grounds of ill health, according to  Turkish authorities.   File photograph: Demiroren News Agency/DHA via Reuters

For more than two decades, American pastor Andrew Brunson lived a quiet life in Izmir. Every Sunday, he preached to a Presbyterian congregation of abo(...)

Cardinal Sean O’Malley (from Boston)  outside St Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin in 2010. File Photograph: PA

Cardinal Seán O’Malley, chair of the Vatican’s Commission for the Protection of Minors has announced he will not be attending the World Meeting of Fam(...)

The report faulted Cardinal Donald Wuerl (pictured), the former long-time bishop of Pittsburgh who now leads the Washington archdiocese, for what it said was his part in the concealment of clergy sexual abuse. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

More than a thousand children were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took ste(...)

A Catholic church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The church   covered up child sexual abuse by hundreds of priests in the state over a period of 70 years, a report has found. Photograph: Jeff Swensen/New York Times

Bishops and other leaders of the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by hundreds of priests over a period of 70 years, persu(...)

 Republican congressional candidate Troy Balderson gives a victory speech at his election night party in Newark, Ohio. Photograph:  Justin Merriman/Getty Images

Republican candidates backed by US president Donald Trump clung to small leads in closely watched races in Ohio and Kansas on Wednesday, with the nar(...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh said the company performed strongly in both unit revenue and costs.

Pittsburgh in the US and Montreal in Canada are said to be amongst the new transatlantic destinations that Aer Lingus is considering for next year. A(...)

US president Donald Trump during a political rally on Thursday. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

US president Donald Trump ramped up his attack on the media on Thursday night, criticising the press as “fake, fake, disgusting news” and describing j(...)

Michael Perensovich was on a break from counting moose when he found this message in a on a beach in Yakutat, Alaska in 1964. Photograph: Kari Perensovich

The granddaughter of a man who discovered a message in a bottle from a Dubliner on the shores of Alaska more than half a century ago has come to Irela(...)

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