Posts Tagged ‘Fr Brian D’Arcy’

Priest likens Vatican censure to his experience of abuse

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

One of Ireland’s best known priests has likened the censure he received from the Vatican to the abuse he suffered as a child and as a seminarian. In an interview for Irish TV, Fr Brian D’Arcy, CP, said it took him years to get over the sexual abuse inflicted upon him. “One never ever gets Read more

Re-balancing authority in the abusive Church

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Organisers had initially expected 200 to turn up at the Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) meeting in Dublin this month. In fact over 1000 showed up. The size of the crowd in part was a response to the recent silencing of Irish priests. One of those silenced, Fr Tony Flannery, was part of the leadership Read more