Posts Tagged ‘Prosecution’

Prosecutions won’t end child sex abuse crisis

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

I can’t be the only Catholic sickened or shocked by this seemingly endless crisis. But if I could speak to the senior bishops gathered in Rome this weekend, I’d say that counsels to simply lift and shift current secular practice are not the answer. Historians are beginning to point out that secular practice to address Read more

Apology sees charges of burgling Chch cathedral dropped

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Two men charged with burgling the quake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral last month have avoided prosecution. Philip Pavich, 55, and Gilbert Southworth, 46, apologised for their actions and gave money to the Anglican diocese. On March 21, motion-activated cameras detected their entry into  the building. Police arrested the pair after they were caught leaving the cathedral Read more