Tags: Child Abuse
Posted: Fri, 04 May 2012
The National Secular Society has called on the Northern Ireland Justice Minister to launch an investigation into child abuse in the Catholic Church.
Posted: Fri, 23 Mar 2012
At least 10 teenage boys or men under the age of 21 were surgically castrated "to get rid of homosexuality" while in the care of the Dutch Roman Catholic Church in the 1950s.
Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2012
Children & Families Minister Tim Loughton MP has said that he is not convinced there is any need to regulate Britain's madrassas, despite clear evidence of abuse.
Posted: Tue, 17 Jan 2012
A group of solicitors representing victims of child abuse by clergy have written a letter to The Times saying that the Church is still covering up crimes by priests and is incapable of policing itself.
Posted: Thu, 22 Dec 2011
The missing chapter of the Cloyne Report into Catholic child abuse inIreland, and its subsequent cover up by the Catholic hierarchy, has now been published.
Posted: Fri, 02 Dec 2011
A Dutch investigative TV programme has uncovered documents in church archives that show that the Catholic Church was aware of child abuse at orphanages and other institutions throughout theNetherlandsas early as 1954. Senior church officials have consistently denied that they knew of the abuses.
Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2011
The National Secular Society has made a submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council asking it to press the UK Government to tackle the serious problems emerging over large scale child abuse and its cover-up in the Catholic Church.
Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2011
Lord Carlile QC released his report on Wednesday into decades of abuse at St Benedict's independent RC School run by the adjacent Ealing (Benedictine) Abbey in west London.
Posted: Fri, 28 Oct 2011
The Vatican has ordered an inquiry into claims of decades of sexual abuse at a London abbey and school.
Posted: Fri, 21 Oct 2011
On Tuesday, 18 October 2011, Radio 4's File on 4 broadcast an investigation into the physical and sexual abuse of children in madrassas (mosque schools), gathered from around 200 local authorities in England, Scotland and Wales.
Posted: Sat, 01 Feb 2003
The leader of the Catholic Church in England and Wales was at the centre of a new storm last week after it emerged that he sent a convicted paedophile priest abroad to work with children.