Posts Tagged ‘Sex abuse survivors’

Ribbons restored to church fence

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Some of the ribbons removed from a fence outside Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Onehunga, Auckland have been put back. They had been tied to the fence on Saturday, 1 June to honour survivors of sexual abuse as part of the launch The Catholic Boys which recounts the abuse experience of three brothers Read more

Wellington priest ‘mends fences’ with sex abuse survivors

Monday, November 5th, 2018
sex abuse survivors

A Wellington parish priest changed tack on Sunday, joining his congregation in supporting sex abuse survivors, and tied a ribbon to the church fence. The move by the parish priest of St Mary of the Angels, Fr Kevin Conroy SM, came after helpful conversations with Liz Tonks, an advocate for survivors of sexual abuse, and Read more