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From TheJournal.ie Government plans to scrap provision allowing church to appoint teachers and principals Religious Orders

Government plans to scrap provision allowing church to appoint teachers and principals

Current criteria allows the Catholic church to appoint nuns, priests, monks and brothers as principals and teachers in schools.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD Tuam Babies

Gardaí should interview the surviving Bon Secour nuns over Tuam burial site, says TD

“Age should not diminish responsibility,” said the Independent Alliance TD.

From TheJournal.ie Hospitals still owned by the Catholic Church should be handed over to the State, says Micheál Martin Religious Orders

Hospitals still owned by the Catholic Church should be handed over to the State, says Micheál Martin

He also described what happened to mother and baby home survivors as” unchristian cruelty”.

From TheJournal.ie UN criticises Magdalene orders for 'refusal' to contribute to redress Religious Orders

UN criticises Magdalene orders for 'refusal' to contribute to redress

The scheme will cost the State up to €60 million.

From TheJournal.ie Final cost of abuse fund to reach €1.46bn, religious orders still short on their contribution Abuse Victims

Final cost of abuse fund to reach €1.46bn, religious orders still short on their contribution

Figures presented to Cabinet today show that a scheme set up to compensate thousands of victims of abuse in residential institutions has received 15,396 applications since it was set up over a decade ago.

From TheJournal.ie Adoption Explainer: What’s the first step to take if you want to trace your parents Search

Adoption Explainer: What’s the first step to take if you want to trace your parents

There are a couple of routes you can take, says the Adoption Authority of Ireland, but added there are delays, so you should start your search as soon as possible.

From TheJournal.ie Ruairí Quinn: 'The budget cut has to be less than €3.1 billion' Budget 2014

Ruairí Quinn: 'The budget cut has to be less than €3.1 billion'

The Education Minister was speaking with just over a month to go until Budget 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How will you vote on gay marriage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you vote on gay marriage?

Ireland will most likely hold a referendum on gay marriage next year. How will you vote?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How can religious orders refuse to pay compensation to Magdalenes? Magdalene

Explainer: How can religious orders refuse to pay compensation to Magdalenes?

Why are the religious orders responsible for running the Magdalene Laundries not obliged to pay financial compensation to survivors?

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: Religious orders have a moral and ethical obligation to contribute to Magdalene survivors Magdalene Laundries

Shatter: Religious orders have a moral and ethical obligation to contribute to Magdalene survivors

The minister said it would not be lawful to remove the religious orders charitable status and there’s no scope to take legal action against those who refuse to contribute to the compensation scheme.

From TheJournal.ie Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief' Magdalenes

Refusal of religious orders to compensate Magdalenes 'beggars belief'

Magdalene Survivors said the women who worked in the laundries are ‘flabbergasted’ that the State is allowing this to happen.

From TheJournal.ie Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes Magdalenes

Still much work to do to ensure justice for Magdalenes

There are concerns for some women still shy about coming forward with their stories.

From TheJournal.ie In their own words: Survivors' accounts of life inside a Magdalene Laundry Magdalenes

In their own words: Survivors' accounts of life inside a Magdalene Laundry

The report published today includes a section devoted to survivors’ first-hand accounts of life in a Laundry.

From TheJournal.ie Religious orders offer apology for abuse in Magdalene Laundries Laundries

Religious orders offer apology for abuse in Magdalene Laundries

The four orders whose Laundries were investigated in the report express regret for the abuse uncovered there.

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene Laundries made very little money, says report Magdalenes

Magdalene Laundries made very little money, says report

Despite a common perception that the laundries were highly profitable, the report by Senator Martin McAleese says they barely broke even.

From TheJournal.ie Findings of child protection reviews published Catholic Church

Findings of child protection reviews published

Four dioceses and three religious orders have been scrutinised as part of an all-island review.

From TheJournal.ie Magdalene survivors call for investigation of more schools Magdalene Laundries

Magdalene survivors call for investigation of more schools

A survivors’ group has said two more schools were used as laundries where young girls were forced to work.

From TheJournal.ie State to pay €50 million in legal fees for religious orders Child Abuse

State to pay €50 million in legal fees for religious orders

The payouts arise from the work of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse, which was set up in 2000 and published the Ryan Report in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Will religious congregations attend key meeting with Ruairí Quinn? Ryan Report

Will religious congregations attend key meeting with Ruairí Quinn?

How much compensation the Church pays to victims of abuse in residential institutions is up for discussion.

From TheJournal.ie Quinn to press ahead with religious orders meeting… will they show up? Catholic Church

Quinn to press ahead with religious orders meeting… will they show up?

A meeting to discuss congregations giving more towards the compensation bill is set for Friday, but religious orders are threatening to boycott.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Abuse orders cashed in €667million on property deals Religious Orders

Abuse orders cashed in €667million on property deals

The four religious orders who ran the Magdalene Laundries alone made €296million in ten years.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Government agrees to establish a Magdalene Laundries committee Magdalene Laundries

Government agrees to establish a Magdalene Laundries committee

The government pledges to “establish the true facts and circumstances” relating to the laundries – but no apology for now.