Posts Tagged ‘Sex abuse victims’

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

Chile’s court orders Catholic Church to compensate abuse victims

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

A Chilean court has ordered the country’s Catholic Church to pay compensation to victims in a sex abuse case against influential former priest Fernando Karadima. A unanimous ruling says the Church must pay 100 million pesos ($146,000) for “moral damages” to each of his three victims. Read more Related Posts:Pope appoints abuse survivor to Vatican Read more