Category: Abuse

Laicised Cardinal Continues to Deny Abuse

By Mark Pattison  – Theodore McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington who was laicised in February following a Vatican trial on sexual abuse charges levelled against him, continued to deny he had...

How Porn Puts our Children at Risk

Easy access to pornography on the Internet is distorting young people’s views of sex, which can even lead to rape, as Eleanor Kennelly Gaetan reports. The Internet facilitates sexual exploitation, a category of child...

Act by Setting up Abuse Committees

Mervyn Pollitt, Waterfall, KZN – As reported in an interview with Ricardo da Silva SJ on Spotlight.Africa, Sr Hermenegild Makoro CPS, general-secretary of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, called for action rather than...