Report into the Diocese of Cloyne, by Judge Yvonne Murphy, Ms. Ita Mangan, and Mr. Hugh O'Neill, Commission of Investigation, dated December 23, 2010, released July 13, 2011

* Title page, table of contents, and note on the Magee allegation

* Report

* On December 19, 2011, the government released "Further Portions" of the Cloyne report, comprising Chapter 9, about "Fr Ronat", with the previously suppressed parts restored; Appendix 1, a copy of the Elliott report, annotated to indicate that "Fr B" in the Elliott report is "Fr Ronat" in the Cloyne report; and patches that restore index entries about "Fr Ronat" which had been suppressed in the Cloyne report as originally released.

Background of the Cloyne Report

Cloyne Documents and Selected Articles

* Bishop Laurence Forristal et al., Child Sexual Abuse: Framework for a Church Response, a report of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Advisory Committee on Child Sexual Abuse by Priests and Religious (1996); see also the ; and the 2009 Murphy report's analysis of the Framework Document

* Letter by Archbishop Luciano Storero, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, to the Irish bishops, regarding the Framework Document (1/31/97); cf. Letter from Cardinal Silvio Oddi to Bishop Manuel Moreno of Tucson (January 31, 1984)

* Church Set for Showdown over Cloyne Sexual Abuse Claims: Bishop and Child Protection Director at Odds over Allegations, by Justine McCarthy, Sunday Tribune, April 20, 2008

* Low Profile, Big Influence: The Man Who Advises the Catholic Church on Child Sex Abuse, by Justine McCarthy, Sunday Tribune, July 27, 2008

* Ian Elliott, Report on the Management of Two Child Protection Cases in the Diocese of Cloyne, National Safeguarding Board for Children, Catholic Church in Ireland (June 30, 2008, released December 19, 2008)

* Letter from Very Rev. Gerard Garrett, chairman of the Interdiocesan Case Management Advisory Committee, representing the diocese of Cloyne, to Aidan Canavan, chairman of the National Board for Safeguarding Children (NBSC), regarding the Elliott report (January 7, 2009)

* Andrews Refers Cloyne to Dublin Abuse Commission, by Harry McGee and Charlie Taylor, Irish Times (January 7, 2009)

* HSE Audit of Catholic Church Dioceses, by the Health Services Executive, requested by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Republic of Ireland (January 7, 2009)

* Further Doubts over HSE Audit of Cloyne Child Sexual Abuse, by Justine McCarthy, Sunday Tribune, January 11, 2009

* What Precisely Gives the Cloyne Committee a Shield of Immunity? Look No Further Than the State, by Justine McCarthy, Sunday Tribune, January 11, 2009

* Murphy Report on Dublin: Chapter 7 on the Framework Document (November 26, 2009)

* Statement from Bishop John Magee on his Resignation, Irish Catholic Bishop's Conference, March 24, 2010

* Cloyne Abuse Report May Be Delayed by Further Review, by Michael Kelly, Irish Catholic, January 20, 2011

* Vatican Denies It Told Bishops Not to Report Abuse, by Paddy Agnew, Irish Times, January 20, 2011


Other Irish Reports

* Ferns Report on the Irish Diocese of Ferns (October 2005)

* The Ryan Report on Irish Residential Institutions (May 20, 2009)

* Commission of Investigation: Report into the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin, by Judge Yvonne Murphy, Ms. Ita Mangan, and Mr. Hugh O'Neill (November 26, 2009)



















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