Posts Tagged ‘Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA)’

UK bishops outline their new safeguarding work plan

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

The Catholic bishops of England and Wales have outlined their plan to change their safeguarding work. The change in approach comes just days after a report from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) lambasted its safeguarding structures and poor treatment of survivors. The work was led by safeguarding consultant Ian Elliott. In the Read more

Reputation valued over abuse victims’ needs

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

The Church of England put its reputation above the needs of sexual abuse victims, UK’s Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has found. The IICSA says there was a serious failure of leadership by the former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey (1991-2002) in the church’s handling of the case of a bishop who eventually went Read more