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Turn yourselves in: Pope Francis to priestly sex abusers

Francis acknowledged that the church in the past had failed to treat the problem seriously, but vowed that going forward, it would never cover up or dismiss cases again.

published on : 21st December 2018

Pope Francis fires two cardinals from inner circle named in sexual abuse scandal

Francis also bid farewell to Congolese Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, who hasn't been implicated in the scandal but at age 79 recently retired as archbishop of Kinshasa.

published on : 12th December 2018

Kailash Satyarthi calls on Pope; seeks support for new global law against digital child sexual abuse

The extraterritorial jurisdiction for the proposed law is absolutely essential as online crimes transcend across borders, Satyarthi said during his meeting with the head of the Catholic church here.

published on : 16th November 2018

Vatican orders US bishops to delay sex abuse reforms

Cardinal Blase Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, said the Vatican's decision aimed to make sure that "our decisions can be informed by listening to our brother bishops from around the world."

published on : 13th November 2018

Symbiosis Law School suspends two students for speaking out on sex abuse

The students had previously raised a sexual harassment allegation against a professor at the college.

published on : 26th October 2018

Private school in Hawaii pays USD 65 million to sex abuse victims

A private school system in Hawaii has paid USD 65 million to 32 people who sued the institution for sexual abuse by a psychiatric consultant decades ago.

published on : 25th October 2018

Australian PM Scott Morrison​ apologises to victims of institutional child sex abuse, says 'we failed them'

In a speech which was broadcast live across the country, Morrison said the trauma suffered by the victims had been "hiding in plain sight for too long."

published on : 22nd October 2018

Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors

Defrocking is considered the harshest penalty for priests within the Church and means the offender is forbidden from exercising any clerical duties at all, even in private.

published on : 13th October 2018

Session on safe and unsafe touch, prevention of child abuse held

Young Indians Amaravati Chapter organised an awareness session on Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse for schoolchildren by visiting various schools in Vijayawada. 

published on : 2nd October 2018

Class II boy sexually assaulted by school principal in Hyderabad

The victim, a class 2 student of St Adam’s school, was allegedly sexually assaulted by the school principal Ramana inside the school premises.

published on : 28th September 2018

Pope Francis acknowledges abuse scandals driving people from church

Francis told a gathering of young people in Estonia that he knew many young people felt the church had nothing to offer them and simply doesn't understand their problems today.

published on : 25th September 2018

Three men released over Argentine football child sex abuse

Three men held for five months over a shocking underage sex abuse scandal in Argentine football have been released.

published on : 15th September 2018

Time to crack down on violence against kids: Supreme Court Justice Madan B Lokur

The lawyer urged that the time had come to take action against the constant abuse so that incidents in shelter homes of Muzaffarpur and Deoria can be stopped.

published on : 14th September 2018

Catholic priests abused more than 3,600 children in Germany: Study

According to the study, 1,670 clergymen in Germany committed some form of sexual attack against 3,677 minors between 1946 and 2014, Spiegel Online reported. Most of the victims were boys.

published on : 12th September 2018

Motivate child to talk in case of 'silent calls': WCD Ministry to helpline

The Childline Foundation recently reported that one-third of the calls received by it were "silent or muted".

published on : 1st September 2018
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