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Mark Vincent Healy talks of his meeting with Pope Francis

THE FIRST MALE survivor of Irish clerical child sexual abuse to meet with Pope Francis was myself, Mark Vincent Healy. I followed Marie Kane, also from Irela...

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Comment by jack colleton on December 11, 2016 at 20:42


Comment by Martin Woodland on December 12, 2016 at 13:27

I do hope something positive comes out of Mark Healys  conversation with the Pope before it is too late for some SURVIVORS because of age and health issues.

As we know Caranua is a disaster, would not our Government take the bull by the horns and implement things like a Pension, Medical Cards, and Housing for the SURVIVORS who need help NOW, not next week or next year, they need it NOW, or are they going down the road as Caranua have done, and eating for SURVIVORS to die before they make a decision.

Martin Woodland. SURVIVOR.

Comment by Barbie on December 12, 2016 at 18:20

Well said Martin, Our government has turned its back on survivors and they are waiting for us either to go away, give up or like you said die! Caranua, was never fit for purpose and was set up to have control over the money that was supposed to be there for the Survivors. The woman running the Fund seems to be one of those women that would've back in the day "A wanta be NUN" she was put in place at the helm of Caranua to protect the interest of church and state, and really have no interest in the Survivors. 

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