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Bishop William Crean was appointed Bishop of Cloyne on Nov. 25th. 2012.
He was Ordained in St. Colman's Cathedral on Jan. 27th 2013.


MARRIAGE IS IMPORTANT – REFLECT BEFORE YOU CHANGE IT

‘Marriage is important – Reflect before you change it’ – Statement of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference 10 March 2015 Within weeks the people of Ireland will be asked to vote in a referendum that will change the meaning of marriage in the Constitution of Ireland. Marriage is of fundamental importance for children, mothers and […]

UPDATE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS

Review of Safeguarding Practice Diocese of Cloyne   Recommendation Action- Progress 1. That Bishop Crean ensures that when the Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Persons[1] in the Diocese of Cloyne policy and procedures is published in 2014, all priests and all other personnel involved in diocesan and parish activities that involve children in any way sign and […]

John Paul II Awards, Cloyne Diocese

64 young people from the Cloyne Diocese and beyond received John Paul II awards for Community and Parish volunteer work during the year Well done all.

Prayer in the Christian Life – A Series of Lent Reflections

  Bishop William Crean is delighted to announce the Diocese of Cloyne 2015 Series on Prayer. You are invited to come, inform and deepen your spiritual life during the season of Lent.   Dates and Venues: The reflections will take place during the season of Lent 2015 in Central Locations in the Diocese – Youghal, […]

CLOYNE DIOCESAN DIRECTORY 2015

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ROME REJECTS APPEAL BY FORMER CLOYNE PRIEST

Rome rejects appeal by former Cloyne priest against dismissal from clerical state over child sexual abuse   A former priest of the Cloyne Diocese, who was dismissed from the clerical state following a Canonical trial for abusing teenagers and minors, has had his appeal rejected by the authorities in Rome. The decision was taken after […]