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'Public disunity' among Irish bishops

Pope Benedict is to meet Irish Bishops in the Vatican today to discuss the action to be taken over a series of child abuse scandals that have damaged the Catholic Church in Ireland. Deputy Editor of the Irish Catholic weekly newspaper John Kelly discusses how this meeting may draw a line under the issue, and how does Pope Benedict's approach differ from that of his predecessor?


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