Priest fired in Ledwith affair gets Church apology

The disgraced former head of the national seminary at Maynooth, Monsignor Micheál Ledwith, has told students that “there is really no such thing as good or bad" and “there is no God waiting to punish you".

18th June, 2005

The disgraced former head of the national seminary at Maynooth, Monsignor Micheál Ledwith, has told students that “there is really no such thing as good or bad" and “there is no God waiting to punish you".

Last Thursday, the Catholic Bishops, who are the trustees of the college, finally published the long-awaited McCullough report into the handling of allegations that Ledwith sexually harassed seminarians.

Senior counsel Denis McCullough was asked three...

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