Monday January 27, 2020

Elliott seeks guarantee from Kirby on abuse

The Catholic Church's child safety head sought a guarantee from the Bishop of Clonfert that he has provided a full account of the number of child abuse claims in his diocese.

13th October, 2012
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Ian Elliott: "carries out its reviews based on the documentation provided to it, and has always made that position clear".

The Catholic Church's child safety head, Ian Elliott, has sought a written guarantee from the Bishop of Clonfert, John Kirby, that he has provided a full and accurate account of the number of child abuse claims in his west of Ireland diocese. The National Board for the Safeguarding of Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NSBCCCI) published a report on the handling of abuse claims in Clonfert last month.

That review, which was published...

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