St. Peter's Basilica, the largest Catholic church in the world
St. Peter's Basilica, the largest Catholic church in the world

Catholic priest from Ireland, and child molester, who allegedly used his position to gain access to his victims.

- Seán Fortune

He resigned on 1 April 2002, over charges that he had failed to deal adequately with allegations that Fr. Seán Fortune and others were sexually abusing children.

- Brendan Comiskey
St. Peter's Basilica, the largest Catholic church in the world

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Saint Aidan's Cathedral, Enniscorthy

Ferns Report

Official Irish government inquiry into the allegations of clerical sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ferns in County Wexford, Ireland.

Official Irish government inquiry into the allegations of clerical sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ferns in County Wexford, Ireland.

Saint Aidan's Cathedral, Enniscorthy

The failure of his successor, Brendan Comiskey, to report incidents of abuse and his failure to establish sound child protection measures; From 1990 onward he reported all allegations made by children to the authorities.

Fr Seán Fortune ministered in the village of Poulfour in Co. Wexford, in Belfast and in Dundalk. Allegations of abuse were made against him in all three places.