Posts Tagged ‘Abuse allegations’

Major Gloriavale investigation finds 138 potential abuse victims, dozens of suspected offenders

Monday, December 4th, 2023

A major police investigation into abuse at Gloriavale has identified more than 100 potential victims of crimes spanning about four decades, Stuff can reveal. The previously undisclosed and ongoing investigation, dubbed Operation Mathius, began in 2021, and followed another investigation that brought to light offending involving 60 people at the West Coast fundamentalist Christian community. Read more

Dutch women sue Good Shepherd convents over forced labour and abuse

Monday, February 20th, 2023
Good Shepherd sisters

Nineteen Dutch women have taken the Sisters of the Good Shepherd to court. The women have accused them, condemning them to years of forced labour, while keeping them locked up in convents. They were “abused on industrial scale,” the women say. The case before the Haarlem district court relates to about 15,000 teenage Dutch girls. Read more

Photos of accused abusers removed from Dunedin College

Monday, November 7th, 2022

Photos of three men who have been publicly accused of historical sexual abuse by multiple survivors have been removed from display by Kavanagh College. The three men, Brs Richard Glen, Francis Henery and Victor Sullivan, have died. In March, Dunedin bishop Michael Dooley (pictured) announced a name change for the College. Dooley’s move came after Read more