James Donaghy

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Clerical abuse survivor Marie Collins, a former member of the Pontifical Commission for Protection of Minors, met Pope Francis on Saturday along with other surviours of clerical abuse. Photograph: AFP

Pope Francis referred to those who cover up child abuse in the Catholic Church as “caca” – the Spanish word which the official translator interpreted (...)

Pope Francis: “It is not about him, it is about the unresolved agony, the anguish that is ongoing and is unaddressed, and cries about to be addressed,” said Fr McCafferty. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images

A Belfast priest has said Pope Francis should cancel his visit to Ireland because of the issue of clerical sex abuse. Fr Patrick McCafferty told his (...)

Pope Francis (above) has dismissed convicted abuser James Donaghy, a priest of Down and Connor diocese in Northern Ireland, from the clerical state. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters

Pope Francis has dismissed convicted abuser James Donaghy, a priest of Down and Connor diocese in Northern Ireland, from the clerical state “on his ow(...)