Posts Tagged ‘sexual abuse’

On Saturday, during a mass in Sydney for World Youth Day, the pope (photo) has apologised for the sexual abuses that have been committed by Roman Catholic clergy in Australia. The acts have been described by Benedict XVI as “evil”, a grave betrayal of trust and as bringing great shame on the Catholic church. (more…)

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A leading UK charity said that children as young as six are being sexually abused by peacekeepers and aid workers.

In post-conflict areas, children are being abused by the very people drafted into such zones to hep look after them, says Save the Children. (more…)

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More than half of the teenage girls that were removed from a polygamist sect in Eldorado, Texas, are either currently pregnant or mothers, according to US officials.

Allegations of sexual abuse prompted police to raid the ranch this month, and all 463 children on the Yearning for Zion Ranch (photo from the BBC) were taken into care. (more…)

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