Posts Tagged ‘Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’

More work to be done on safeguarding; Pope’s advisor writes to survivors

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
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One of the Pope’s key advisors on clerical child sexual abuse has written to survivors recognising the suffering and distress they have endured. Fr Hans Zollner is president of the Centre for Child Protection at Rome’s Gregorian University and a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. He wrote in response after Read more

Priests warned against ‘disparaging’ on social media

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Priests are warned against making ‘disparaging remarks’ on social media in a new safeguarding document drawn up by the Catholic bishops of England and Wales. The guidelines, Pastoral Standards and Safe Practices in the Conduct of Ministry, sent to every bishop, secular and religious priest and deacon, set out how to guard against abuse and Read more

Prince Charles gives evidence for bishop’s sex abuse enquiry

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Prince Charles has told the British Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse that he was deceived by a former Anglican bishop who abused 18 young men. The Inquiry, set up in 2014, is investigating whether prominent figures in the establishment attempted to interfere in the criminal justice process. Victims have accused the Church of England Read more