Archbishop Prowse criticised new mandatory reporting laws which include the sacrament of Confession
The state has the right to know many things, but it has no jurisdiction over matters of conscience
Legal step is the latest in a case involving Father Jeffrey Bayhi
Church is to appeal ruling by US state court that priest should be compelled to testify
The Irish government is going to make it a criminal offence for a priest not to tell the gardai when a sex offender confesses his crime: I say, bring it on
A few dozen Irish priests in jail will do the Church nothing but good
The details of the case have been distressing: surely the jury can hear these in private?