Tags: Child Abuse

Government resists calls to regulate madrassas

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. Read More »

Catholic School with appalling abuse record determined to retain reporting loopholes

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. Read More »

Pope orders inquiry into child sex abuse at West London school

Posted: Fri, 28 Oct 2011

The Vatican has ordered an inquiry into claims of decades of sexual abuse at a London abbey and school. Read More »

Self-regulation of madrassas would be a disaster for children

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. Read More »

Cardinal’s new child sex storm – and Pope accused

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. Read More »