Tag: Catholic Church

German Catholics accused of ‘stonewalling’ by child abuse victims

German Catholics accused of ‘stonewalling’ by child abuse victims Frank ZELLER. AFP•March 14, 2019 Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s under-fire Catholic Church admitted Thursday it must urgently confront its child sex abuse scandal, but victims accused it of continued “stonewalling”, especially on compensation. As in Australia, Chile, France, Ireland […]

Polish church admits clergy abused hundreds of children. In February, a charity supporting victims of paedophile priests in Poland released a groundbreaking report documenting nearly 400 cases of sex abuse by clergymen in the staunchly Catholic country.

Polish church admits clergy abused hundreds of children. In February, a charity supporting victims of paedophile priests in Poland released a groundbreaking report documenting nearly 400 cases of sex abuse by clergymen in the staunchly Catholic country AFP•March 14, 2019 Warsaw (AFP) – Poland’s powerful Catholic church on […]

Was the False Prophet’s sex abuse speech a disgraceful display of excuses and evasions?

Was the False Prophet’s sex abuse speech a disgraceful display of excuses and evasions? By Marc Thiessen | The Washington Post. February 27, 2019 Pope Francis’s closing address to the Vatican Summit on Child Protection was a disgraceful display of excuses and evasions. He began with an extended meditation on how a “great […]

Sex abuse survivors describe horrors to world’s bishops.”The first thing they did was to treat me as a liar, turn their backs and tell me that I, and others, were enemies of the Church.”

Sex abuse survivors describe horrors to world’s bishops AFP•February 21, 2019 Vatican City (AFP) – Survivors of clerical paedophilia related their traumatic experiences to the world’s top bishops on Thursday at a landmark summit at the Vatican on the protection of minors. Here are some extracts from their […]