Gerry Kearns is a political geographer and Professor of Geography at the National University of Ireland Maynooth. His recent book on Geopolitics and Empire (Oxford University Press, 2009) won the Murchison Award from the Royal Geographical Society. After BA and PhD in Geography from the University of Cambridge, he has taught and researched at Liverpool, Madison-Wisconsin, Cambridge, and Virginia Tech, where he was the Director of the School of Public and International Affairs.
On 30 November 2011 the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church (NBSCCC) published <a href="http://www.safeguarding.ie/reviews-nov-2011/" target="_hplink">six audits</a> it has so far completed into the current practices for managing allegations of the sexual abuse of children by clergy of the Catholic Church in Ireland.
06/12/2011 13:12 GMT
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