Tag: Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry

Study identifies 16 child sex abuse rings in Victorian Catholic Church

Muytjens Clergy Dark Networks Title: Study identifies 16 child sex abuse rings in Victorian Catholic Church Author: Debbie Cuthbertson Publisher: The Age Date: 23FEB2020   A three-year research project into paedophile Catholic clerics in Victoria has identified 16 child sex abuse networks operating over six decades involving 99 priests and Christian Brothers. The investigation found that clergy paedophile rings

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Pontifical Secret The Biggest wart of all
Canon Law

The Catholic Church and Child Sexual Abuse: It’s Time To Come Clean

Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: CatholicsForRenewal.org Date: 20OCT2014 In 1904, Pope Pius X decided to create a code of canon law out of the 10,000 or so papal and council decrees. He appointed a commission headed by Cardinal Gasparri whose assistant was Eugenio Pacelli, the later Pope Pius XII. The Commission discarded the decrees that required

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Child Sexual Abuse

Protecting Victoria’s Vulnerable Children Inquiry

Author: The Honourable Philip Cummins (Chair) Publication: Victorian Parliament Report Date: 27Jan2012 Protecting Victoria’s vulnerable children. The Panel delivered the Report to the Minister for Community Services on 27January 2012. The Report was tabled by the Minister for Community Services in Parliament on 28 February 2012. The Report is now available to the public. It

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Child Sexual Abuse

RMIT University: Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: an interpretive review of literature and public inquiry reports

Author: Desmond Cahill and Peter WilkinsonPublication: Centre for Global Research School of Global, Urban and Social Studies RMIT UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE Date: Aug2017 The investigations of several government inquiries, such as the Dublin Murphy Inquiry in Ireland and the Australian Senate’s Lost Innocents inquiry into the child migration scheme, were forced to confront ‘the culture of

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Final Reports and Publications

The Age of Inquiry: A global mapping of institutional abuse inquiries

Global mapping institutional abuse Title: The Age of Inquiry: A global mapping of institutional abuse inquiries Author: Wright, K., Swain, S. and Skold, J. Publication: Melbourne: La Trobe University Date: 2017 INQUIRY: Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and other Non-government Organisations (Betrayal of Trust) Alternative Names: Betrayal of Trust Website: http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/fcdc/inquiry/340 Inquiry

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Canon Law

Victorian Parliament Child Abuse Inquiry: Submission to inquiry into process by which religious and other non-government organisations respond to the criminal abuse of children by personnel within their organisations

Victorian Parliament Inquiry Title: Submission To Inquiry Into Processes By Which Religious and Other Non-Government Organisations Respond To the Criminal Abuse Of Children By Personnel Within Their Organisations Author: Noel Gregory Publisher: Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry website Date: 2012? General Comments At the outset, I should indicate that I am a ‘practising’ Catholic, i.e. I attend

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Popes ordered silence, former judge Kieran Tapsell claims in book

Popes ordered silence Title: Popes ordered silence, former judge Kieran Tapsell claims in book Author: Joanne McCarthy Publication: Newcastle Herald Date: 09JUN2014 A FORMER NSW judge who studied to be a priest with a future notorious Hunter child sex offender has launched a devastating critique of the Catholic Church’s six popes, including two new saints, who

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OPINION: Pontifical secret allows abuse to go unpunished. Kieran Tapsell

OPINION: Pontifical secret Tapsell. Title: OPINION: Pontifical secret allows abuse to go unpunished Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: Newcastle Herald Date: 09JUN2014 THE Catholic Church for some 1500years recognised that simply stripping a priest of his status as a priest was not a sufficient punishment for the sexual abuse of children. Canon law from the 12th

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