Friday 2 December 2016

State has failed to act on abuse

Published 17/03/2010 | 05:00

THE reluctance of Cardinal Brady and his "superiors" to notify gardai of crimes contrasts very much with the approach adapted by the Catholic Church in the past.

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During the Counter-Reformation it was the policy of the church to "relax" anybody who was found to disagree with it to the "secular arm".

The secular arm would then kill that person.

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