Monday April 6, 2020

Church and state must be separated

Revelations about extensive and chronic clerical sex abuse of children call into question the relationship between the Roman Catholic Church and the state.

12th November, 2005

Revelations about extensive and chronic clerical sex abuse of children call into question the relationship between the Roman Catholic Church and the state.

While claiming to be a republic, the state has been partisan in favour of the Catholic Church as exemplified by the absence of legislation dealing with schooling, the precedence of Church “ethos'‘ over an individual's rights in hospitals and schools, exemption in the Companies Act from filing accounts of companies operated in...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 3 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago