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LA diocese and Cardinal Roger Mahony settle $10 million sex abuse case

The Catholic Church archdiocese of LA and former Cardinal Roger Mahony have settled a child sex abuse deal for one cent short of $10million brought by four victims of a former priest...READ MORE


Confessions of an Irish bartender working in New York City

Back when I was in college I worked in a big three-star hotel in Meath as a bartender, and on my first day of orientation the owner told me about the “secret” motto...READ MORE


First ever Irish gay activist invited to White House for St Patrick's Day celebrations

Michael Barron, the director of BeLonG To, Ireland’s national service and advocacy organization for LGBT young people, has been invited to the White House for a series of meeting with senior administration officials marking St. Patrick’s Day. ...READ MORE


Cardinal Timothy Dolan predicts conclave to vote in new pope by Thursday

Getting 115 cardinals to agree to anything is no small order, but when they're tasked with finding a new pope to to heal the divisions that allegedly led to Benedict XVI’s dramatic resignation, observers suggest it may be some time before white smoke rises from the Sistine Chapel. ..READ MORE


American murder accused tells Nicola Furlong’s family he did not kill their daughter

The American accused of murdering Irish student Nicola Furlong has told her parents he firmly believes he did not kill their daughter – as his colleague was sentenced to three years jail for a sex assault on her best friend...READ MORE


Cardinal Roger Mahony and the Catholic Church archdiocese of LA have settled a child sex abuse deal for $10 million. Shamed Cardinal is currently in Rome taking part in the conclave, at the VaticanAP