10 May 2016
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
Pay is the new expenses. Tania Mason offers three key messages charities could use when the media puts the sector in the spotlight in its campaign against high pay.
Civil Society received a number of heartfelt responses to the recent 'Once a Catholic' article published following the intense media coverage of child abuse among Catholic clergy. Here is what some of our readers had to say...
Catholic Care's trustees would be breaking the law if they did not spend donations on activities that advance the Catholic faith - even if those activities are discriminatory in civil law - says Hal Broadbent.
I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.
Society will make the final decision on Catholic Care discrimination, says Daniel Phelan.
This year, the anti-bullying sector has inadvertently shone a spotlight on the issue of celebrity patrons.
The breach of confidentiality at the National Bullying Helpline undermines the organisation's ability to fulfill its charitable purpose. The charity does not exist to play party politics.