Towards Peace

Spiritual support for survivors of abuse by Catholic Church personnel in Ireland

Contact us

Towards Peace Coordinator Ms. Una Allen, Coordinator Phone: + 353 (0) 1 5053028 Mobile: + 353 (0) 86 7710533 The service is available on Monday and Tuesday from 9am – 4pm and on Wednesday from 9am -12 noon.  For out of office hours, please call us on +353 (0) 86...

Historical Context

Revelations of the abuse of children by Catholic Church personnel in Ireland have been shaking Ireland and the Irish Catholic Church, to the core, since the 1990s. Four major reports with a national audience have been published:2005: The Ferns Report, revealing...

FAQ

What is Towards Peace? The vision of Towards Peace is to provide a safe supportive space, where people who have been affected by abuse in a religious/church environment can be accompanied, as they seek their own experience of spiritual peace, one step at a time. ...

People

Oversight Committee In October 2018 an Oversight Committee, comprising seven members, was established to replace the thirteen member Board of Towards Peace. The Committee includes a representative from the Irish Episcopal Conference, a representative from AMRI and...

History

Timeline of the development of Towards Peace 2009: The Irish Episcopal Conference sanctioned the Response to Survivors Initiative. It appointed four bishops, one from each province, to lead this initiative. They were the Bishop of Cork and Ross, the Bishop of Dromore,...