Clergy in Ireland convicted of child abuse to be named

_18G6I9-_Read-Only_Source: Belfast Telegraph

By Laura Larkin

 

A list of all Catholic clergy members in Ireland convicted of child sexual abuse will be published for the first time.

Pressure has been mounting on the Vatican to release all documents relating to clerical abuse.

International organisation BishopAccountability.org – which has published similar lists of those accused of abuse in the US and South American – will publish the database today.

It includes names of priests and religious brothers who have been convicted or named in State enquiries and will contain more than 70 names, according to the group.

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