Tags: Child Abuse

IICSA inquiry logo

Domestic abuse campaigners given formal role at IICSA inquiry

Posted: Thu, 25 Jul 2019

Campaigners against domestic abuse within minority religious communities will be give formal roles in hearings at a child abuse inquiry. Read More »

Mandatory reporting laws needed to protect children, say clerical abuse survivors

Mandatory reporting laws needed to protect children, say clerical abuse survivors

Posted: Thu, 20 Jun 2019

The clerical abuse survivors' group MACSAS has warned that children will remain at risk until mandatory reporting laws are introduced. Read More »

Philippe Barbarin

Senior French Catholic cardinal convicted of covering up abuse

Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019

The most senior Catholic official in France, the archbishop of Lyon Philippe Barbarin, has been convicted of covering up sexual abuse. Read More »

MP calls for mandatory reporting of child abuse during PMQs

MP calls for mandatory reporting of child abuse during PMQs

Posted: Thu, 29 Nov 2018

The NSS has welcomed an MP's call for a law to require the reporting of suspected child abuse, including in the Church of England. Read More »

Catholic Church covered up abuse of 1,000 children in Pennsylvania

Catholic Church covered up abuse of 1,000 children in Pennsylvania

Posted: Wed, 15 Aug 2018

Pennsylvania's Catholic Church leaders covered up the abuse of over 1,000 children by more than 300 priests, a major report has said. Read More »

NSS urges Irish PM to force pope to pay abuse compensation debt

NSS urges Irish PM to force pope to pay abuse compensation debt

Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2018

The National Secular Society has urged the Irish PM to force the Catholic Church to pay a €7 million shortfall in compensation owed to survivors of clerical child abuse. Read More »