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Irish abuse: the first resignation

by Gregg Ryan, Ireland Correspondent

THE Roman Catholic Bishop of Limerick, Dr Donal Murray, has resigned, it was announced on Thursday. The move comes a fortnight after the publication of a report on child abuse in the Dublin archdiocese. Dr Murray had served as an auxiliary bishop during the time covered by the commission into the scandal. The report describes his conduct in one case as “inexcusable”.

News of the announcement, a one-line statement which read: “His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation ...

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