November 1, 2011- A CLEAR majority of the public overestimate the number of Catholic clergy who are guilty of child abuse, a new Amarach Research poll commissioned by The Iona Institute reveals. The most authoritative estimate to date, conducted in the United States, puts the true number of accused priests at 4 percent. (See note...
UN’s Universal Periodic Review of Ireland’s human rights record reveals ‘ideological bias’
Press release by The Iona Institute Iona Institute welcomes education forum but asks Minister Quinn to respect autonomy of remaining denominational schools March 28, 2011 The Iona Institute today welcomed the setting up by Education Minister, Ruairi Quinn of a forum to examine the handing over of some Catholic primary schools to new patrons. However,...
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