Posts Tagged ‘Royal Commission’

Church seeks feedback on handling abuse enquiry

Monday, May 6th, 2024

The Catholic Church in New Zealand is issuing a call for feedback regarding its role and response in the ongoing Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care. Te Rōpū Tautoko, the body established to manage the Church’s dealings with the Royal Commission, has initiated an anonymous electronic feedback process that is accessible from anywhere Read more

Jehovah’s Witness church spends 3 years fighting scrutiny of Royal Commission of Inquiry

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

The Jehovah’s Witness church has been fighting scrutiny from a national inquiry into the historical abuse of children for three years, court documents show. The church has accused the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care of wilfully “miscasting” its religion and ignoring evidence showing why it should be excluded from the inquiry.OK In Read more

Royal Commission Judge expresses sadness at scale of French church abuse

Monday, October 11th, 2021

Judge Coral Shaw, Friday released a statement expressing her sadness of the sexual abuse with the Catholic Church in France She notes, “with immense sadness, the vast scale of abuse against children by clergy in the French Catholic Church since 1950, which was revealed by an independent inquiry in France. “It is deeply unsettling to Read more

Principal urges Pompallier College survivors to come forward

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Survivors of sexual abuse at Pompallier College, Whangarei are urged to come forward if they wish to receive help. Principal of Pompallier College, Whangarei, Richard Stanton told RNZ, Friday, that a former pupil approached him saying he had been raped by a priest at the college in the late 1970’s early 1980’s. The former pupil Read more