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#Child Sex Abuse

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Former RTÉ producer charged with 17 child sex offences sent for trial
# Kieran Creaven
# Kieran Creaven

Former RTÉ producer charged with 17 child sex offences sent for trial

Nov 18th 2020, 4:02 PM 50,267 Views 0 Comments

Creaven has not yet indicated how he will plead.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

UK Catholic Church leader says he won't resign over report into child sex abuse allegations
# Cardinal Vincent Nichols
# Cardinal Vincent Nichols

UK Catholic Church leader says he won't resign over report into child sex abuse allegations

Nov 10th 2020, 2:43 PM 16,680 Views 20 Comments

It found Cardinal Nichols “seemingly put the reputation of the church” above his duty to sex assault victims.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Pope tweets of 'unjust sentence' as Cardinal George Pell has child sex abuse conviction quashed
# Australia
# Australia

Pope tweets of 'unjust sentence' as Cardinal George Pell has child sex abuse conviction quashed

Updated Apr 7th 2020, 2:45 PM 66,246 Views 95 Comments

Cardinal George Pell was released from prison today.

# child-sex-abuse - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Explainer: How a woman was prosecuted over deleted child sex abuse images she was sent without consent
# Courts
# Courts

Explainer: How a woman was prosecuted over deleted child sex abuse images she was sent without consent

Feb 8th 2020, 8:30 AM 46,754 Views 0 Comments

The woman believed she had deleted the video, but it had saved automatically to her phone.

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 14 October, 2019

One of Britain’s worst paedophiles stabbed to death in prison
# Richard Huckle
# Richard Huckle

One of Britain’s worst paedophiles stabbed to death in prison

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 PM 48,770 Views 62 Comments

Richard Huckle was given 22 life sentences in 2016 for an unprecedented number of offences against children.

Father-of-five jailed for 18 months after being sent two child sexual abuse videos
# Courts
# Courts

Father-of-five jailed for 18 months after being sent two child sexual abuse videos

Oct 14th 2019, 5:01 PM 38,975 Views 0 Comments

He had plead guilty to two charges of knowingly possessing child pornography on 31 October 2018.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 16 August, 2019

Convicted child sex offender Tom Humphries released from Midlands Prison
# Released
# Released

Convicted child sex offender Tom Humphries released from Midlands Prison

Aug 16th 2019, 11:57 AM 62,568 Views 124 Comments

The former sports journalist was jailed for the sexual exploitation and defilement of a child.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Chelsea staff 'turned blind eye' to sexual abuse
# Damning
From The42
# Damning

Chelsea staff 'turned blind eye' to sexual abuse

Aug 6th 2019, 3:41 PM 7,107 Views 11 Comments

An independent report found that the club’s former chief scout was able to operate ‘unchallenged’, abusing boys in the 1970s.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Cardinal Pell told he 'may not live to be released' as he's sentenced to six years in jail
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

Cardinal Pell told he 'may not live to be released' as he's sentenced to six years in jail

Mar 13th 2019, 7:03 AM 14,353 Views 40 Comments

Pell was found guilty of assaulting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral in 1996-97.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Manchester City launch redress scheme for survivors of historic child sex abuse at club
# Redress Scheme
# Redress Scheme

Manchester City launch redress scheme for survivors of historic child sex abuse at club

Mar 12th 2019, 7:06 AM 8,175 Views 0 Comments

Convicted paedophile Barry Bennell was a former youth team coach at Man City.

# child-sex-abuse - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Opinion: Is the Catholic Church still covering up child sex abuse on the grounds that it is a 'pontifical secret'?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Is the Catholic Church still covering up child sex abuse on the grounds that it is a 'pontifical secret'?

Mar 3rd 2019, 8:30 PM 28,161 Views 53 Comments

The summit heard that the canon law protection of ‘pontifical secret’ had been applied to numerous clerical abuse cases. Bizarrely, it was suggested that this practice should not continue – indicating that it is ongoing. writes Shane Dunphy.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church
# Illinois
# Illinois

Almost 700 clergymen accused of child sex abuse in US state - far more than was disclosed by Church

Dec 20th 2018, 7:04 AM 9,823 Views 30 Comments

The state’s attorney general said it was clear from its investigation that the “Catholic Church cannot police itself”.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 21 September, 2018

Pope accepts resignations of two more Chilean bishops over child sexual abuse scandal
# Catholic Chuch
# Catholic Chuch

Pope accepts resignations of two more Chilean bishops over child sexual abuse scandal

Sep 21st 2018, 5:41 PM 9,437 Views 41 Comments

An entire Chilean delegation of 34 bishops tendered their resignation to the pope in May. He has now accepted seven of them.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 31 August, 2018

Number of sex abuse cases against the Chilean clergy has tripled to 119
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Number of sex abuse cases against the Chilean clergy has tripled to 119

Aug 31st 2018, 10:48 PM 9,947 Views 27 Comments

A total of 167 bishops, priests and lay members of the church are now under investigation for sexual crimes committed since 1960.

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 30 July, 2018

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Australian archbishop found guilty of abuse cover-up
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Australian archbishop found guilty of abuse cover-up

Jul 30th 2018, 12:36 PM 11,528 Views 30 Comments

When sentencing, the magistrate in Australia said Philip Wilson showed “no remorse or contrition”.

# child-sex-abuse - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'Three men abused me but 46 years later, I'm still fighting the State'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

'Three men abused me but 46 years later, I'm still fighting the State'

May 6th 2018, 7:30 AM 42,200 Views 26 Comments

‘Instead of standing right beside me, the State has stood right in front of me and blocked me every way and it’s going to fight me all the way to Europe.’

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'Children's lives have been taken from them': Bill proposes to restrict foreign travel of convicted paedophiles
# Sex Tourism
# Sex Tourism

'Children's lives have been taken from them': Bill proposes to restrict foreign travel of convicted paedophiles

Apr 18th 2018, 1:17 PM 11,974 Views 25 Comments

Campaigners have said sex tourism from Ireland is growing.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'Untrained' investigators: Garda approach in child sex abuse cases criticised
# Garda Inspectorate
# Garda Inspectorate

'Untrained' investigators: Garda approach in child sex abuse cases criticised

Feb 27th 2018, 8:19 PM 10,753 Views 11 Comments

Chief Inspector Mark Toland said that “child sexual abuse is one of the most serious types of crime” that Gardaí deal with.

# child-sex-abuse - Monday 19 February, 2018

'Devil incarnate' football coach Barry Bennell sentenced to 30 years for child sex abuse
# Guilty
From The42
# Guilty

'Devil incarnate' football coach Barry Bennell sentenced to 30 years for child sex abuse

Updated Feb 19th 2018, 3:22 PM 16,183 Views 0 Comments

The 64-year-old was found guilty on 50 counts.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 26 January, 2018

Dublin man who used Snapchat and Skype to exploit young girls jailed for 9.5 years
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man who used Snapchat and Skype to exploit young girls jailed for 9.5 years

Jan 26th 2018, 2:02 PM 26,228 Views 77 Comments

The final two years were suspended by the judge.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Former PM Ted Heath allegedly sexually assaulted boys as young as 10
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

Former PM Ted Heath allegedly sexually assaulted boys as young as 10

Oct 5th 2017, 1:25 PM 26,726 Views 73 Comments

After a landmark, two-year investigation, police said he would have been questioned if he were still alive.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Commissioner orders review of sex abuse victim's claims that gardai 'forgot to send file to the DPP'
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

Commissioner orders review of sex abuse victim's claims that gardai 'forgot to send file to the DPP'

Jul 20th 2017, 8:30 PM 21,441 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie has been highlighting the woman’s case, which was shelved by gardai for 11 years.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Woman's rape claims against father and brother were 'shelved' by gardaí for 11 years
# Fight For Justice
# Fight For Justice

Woman's rape claims against father and brother were 'shelved' by gardaí for 11 years

Jul 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 68,490 Views 0 Comments

Alleged victim claims she was told gardai ‘forgot’ to send file to DPP.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Church of England admits it 'colluded and concealed' sex abuse claims against a bishop
# Historic Failings
# Historic Failings

Church of England admits it 'colluded and concealed' sex abuse claims against a bishop

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:11 PM 10,595 Views 26 Comments

The Archbishop of Canterbury offered an unreserved apology to victims today.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 1 June, 2017

New website will show clues from child sex abuse cases to help track down paedophiles
# Retracing Steps
# Retracing Steps

New website will show clues from child sex abuse cases to help track down paedophiles

Jun 1st 2017, 8:18 AM 12,417 Views 13 Comments

Europol has shared 20 images of mundane objects that could help track down the perpetrators of child sex abuse.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 19 May, 2017

Rolf Harris freed from prison as he awaits outcome of indecent assault trial
# Historical Abuse
# Historical Abuse

Rolf Harris freed from prison as he awaits outcome of indecent assault trial

May 19th 2017, 1:18 PM 10,939 Views 0 Comments

He will attend the trial at Southwark crown court from next week.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Crackdown on paedophile ring that uses Whatsapp to share images of child sex abuse
# Europol
# Europol

Crackdown on paedophile ring that uses Whatsapp to share images of child sex abuse

Apr 18th 2017, 10:45 PM 13,031 Views 12 Comments

Arrests were made across Europe and Latin America.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 3 March, 2017

'Courage must lead to convictions': New garda phoneline set up for victims of child sex abuse
# Reach Out
# Reach Out

'Courage must lead to convictions': New garda phoneline set up for victims of child sex abuse

Mar 3rd 2017, 12:00 AM 7,193 Views 40 Comments

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan said the courage of those who report the crime must be rewarded.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission
# Resistant To Change
# Resistant To Change

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission

Mar 1st 2017, 1:31 PM 12,747 Views 40 Comments

Collins said that some members of the Vatican hierarchy were unwilling to make changes.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 10 February, 2017

False sex abuse allegations against McCabe circulated due to 'clerical error'
# Mistake
# Mistake

False sex abuse allegations against McCabe circulated due to 'clerical error'

Feb 10th 2017, 7:39 AM 25,112 Views 129 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald said revelations that such an error was made were “quite frankly disgusting and vile”.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

FA to investigate child sex abuse allegations up to 2005
# Allegations
From The42
# Allegations

FA to investigate child sex abuse allegations up to 2005

Dec 6th 2016, 11:20 AM 6,511 Views 0 Comments

Clive Sheldon QC has been appointed to replace Kate Gallafent in leading the investigation.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Man forced stepdaughter to wear dog collar as he carried out abuse, court hears
# George Crombie
# George Crombie

Man forced stepdaughter to wear dog collar as he carried out abuse, court hears

Nov 22nd 2016, 5:05 PM 34,876 Views 0 Comments

George Crombie told his victim there would be “murder in this flat” if she told her mother about the abuse.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Convicted child rapist Patrick O'Brien has been sentenced to 13 years in prison
# Imprisoned
# Imprisoned

Convicted child rapist Patrick O'Brien has been sentenced to 13 years in prison

Nov 10th 2016, 6:00 PM 20,742 Views 0 Comments

The former lay worker at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin had pleaded guilty to a number of charges.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Man caught with 25 videos and 80 photos of child sex abuse avoids jail
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

Man caught with 25 videos and 80 photos of child sex abuse avoids jail

Oct 12th 2016, 6:12 AM 37,201 Views 22 Comments

Delay in arrest and charge of man caught with child abuse imagery because of the backlog in the garda computer crimes unit.

# child-sex-abuse - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Live streaming of child sexual abuse on the rise
# Cyber Crime
# Cyber Crime

Live streaming of child sexual abuse on the rise

Sep 28th 2016, 11:30 AM 12,207 Views 28 Comments

Cyber crime investigators have also noticed a rise in so-called “revenge porn”.

# child-sex-abuse - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Pope approves new measures to fire bishops who mishandled child sexual abuse cases
# Negligence
# Negligence

Pope approves new measures to fire bishops who mishandled child sexual abuse cases

Jun 4th 2016, 1:07 PM 10,182 Views 139 Comments

Francis said a bishop can be removed if his actions or omissions cause “grave harm,” either physical, moral, spiritual or financial, to individuals or communities.

# child-sex-abuse - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Abuse victims too sensitive? Get a grip, Stephen Fry
# Opinion
# Opinion

Abuse victims too sensitive? Get a grip, Stephen Fry

Apr 12th 2016, 9:32 PM 2,026 Views 127 Comments

The actor’s advice to child sex abuse victims deserves condemnation, writes Megan Nolan.

# child-sex-abuse - Friday 18 March, 2016

Police officer from sexual offences squad charged with child sex abuse
# London
# London

Police officer from sexual offences squad charged with child sex abuse

Mar 18th 2016, 12:54 PM 18,730 Views 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that DC Maitland is currently suspended from duty.

# child-sex-abuse - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Former law lecturer who fled to Ireland after child pornography trial extradited back to Britain
# Dublin
# Dublin

Former law lecturer who fled to Ireland after child pornography trial extradited back to Britain

Feb 25th 2016, 9:55 PM 15,819 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty of possession of indecent images of a child last year.

# child-sex-abuse - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse
# Child Pornography
# Child Pornography

Gardaí receive FBI training on how to combat online child abuse

Feb 20th 2016, 3:13 PM 15,065 Views 27 Comments

Officers from the PSNI also took part in the training course in Dublin this week.

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