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#Sex Abuse

# sex-abuse - Sunday 10 March, 2019

77-year-old man charged as part of historical clerical sex abuse probe in Belfast

The man will appear before court tomorrow.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 7 March, 2019

French cardinal given six-month suspended sentence for helping to cover up child abuse by priest

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin failed to report the abuse of a child between 2014 and 2015.

R Kelly taken into custody again for failing to pay child support

He was unable to come up with the $161,000 he owes in payments to his ex-wife and their three children.

# sex-abuse - Monday 25 February, 2019

R. Kelly pleads not guilty as court documents outline alleged sexual abuse of three underage girls

Bail for the R&B star has been set at $1 million.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Top Catholic cardinal admits Church files on sex abuse were 'destroyed'

The cardinal was speaking at a landmark Vatican summit on tackling sex abuse in the clergy.

R Kelly hands himself into police following 10 sex abuse charges

He will appear in court tomorrow afternoon, a police spokesman said.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Vatican defrocks former cardinal over sexual abuse of teenager in US

It is the first time a cardinal has ever been defrocked for sex abuse.

# sex-abuse - Monday 14 January, 2019

55 men arrested in England in historical child sex abuse investigation

All 55 have been interviewed and released under investigation.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Ex-youth football coach dies in car crash on day he's to stand trial for sex abuse charges UK

Ex-youth football coach dies in car crash on day he's to stand trial for sex abuse charges

Michael ‘Kit’ Carson was accused of the sexual abuse of boys aged under 16.

# sex-abuse - Monday 22 October, 2018

'Evil, dark crimes': Australian PM apologises to thousands of victims of child sex abuse

The state apology comes after a five-year Royal Commission into child sex abuse.

# sex-abuse - Friday 19 October, 2018

The 'abuse was vile and wicked': 20 British men jailed for sexually abusing over a dozen girls

The convictions came in a series of trials that could not be reported due court restrictions.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Commission of investigation into allegations of collusion in Bill Kenneally case to begin in September

A number of survivors allege that there was collusion between the gardaí and the Catholic Church.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 7 July, 2018

'I reported the teacher who abused me but he was left teaching for three years afterwards'

Damian O’Farrell was married with children when he learned that the man who repeatedly abused him when he was 12 was still teaching children.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Two more bishops resign in Chile over child sex abuse scandal

Several senior members of Chile’s Catholic Church are accused by victims of ignoring and covering up child abuse by paedophile priest Fernando Karadima.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 24 May, 2018

'Inexperienced and untrained gardaí' investigating allegations of child sex abuse

Special Rapporteur for Children Dr Geoffrey Shannon said there has been no significant follow-up from garda management after it asked him last year to help with training.

# sex-abuse - Friday 18 May, 2018

After being summoned to the Vatican over child sex abuse scandal, all Chilean bishops resign

The thirty-four bishops tendered their resignations today.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Pope Francis' aide to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

Cardinal George Pell has denied the historic allegations.

# sex-abuse - Sunday 4 March, 2018

In patriarchal Japan, saying ‘Me Too’ can be risky for women

Speaking out often draws criticism rather than sympathy, even from other women.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Teenage sex abuse victim felt 'used liked a puppet' by man who blackmailed her over two years

Alan Feehily was described as “pure evil” by his victim.

# sex-abuse - Friday 19 January, 2018

Pope Francis enrages Chile sex abuse victims as he accuses them of slander

He said that until he sees proof of the sex abuse scandals in Chile, the accusations are “all calumny”.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Sexual abuse victim tells ex-US team doctor: 'You are a repulsive liar'

Nearly 100 women and girls planned to speak or have their statements read during an extraordinary four-day sentencing hearing.

# sex-abuse - Monday 13 November, 2017

Man who brought shotgun to bedroom before raping daughter handed 11 year jail sentence

The woman described how she felt sorry for her father, who she said had lost everything because of his decisions.

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'I was misled': Eamon Dunphy defends visiting Tom Humphries in psychiatric hospital

Dunphy’s comments on the Tonight Show last night sparked criticism, as he said Humphries was given “just about the right sentence”.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Tom Humphries was afforded a trust that makes his crimes even more odious

Tom Humphries joins a string of other abusers who have eroded the simple innocence of growing up on a glorious field, writes club camogie player and TheJournal.ie news editor Sinéad O’Carroll.

# sex-abuse - Monday 9 October, 2017

David Walsh described Tom Humphries as 'a great, great man' after child sex allegations

The Sunday Times chief sports writer wrote a character reference for Humphries

# sex-abuse - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Child sex abuse accused whose file was 'shelved' for 11 years was 'close friends with senior garda' Exclusive

The woman’s case has sparked a garda review in the last three months.

# sex-abuse - Friday 6 October, 2017

50 witnesses to give evidence in sex abuse case against Australian cardinal

Pell is the most senior Catholic cleric to be charged with criminal offences related to the sexual abuse of children.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 5 October, 2017

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

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

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'Sex offenders may be continuing to abuse children despite Tusla being told of their activities'

One in Four said that Tusla was “woefully under resourced” and there were “great inconsistencies” in child protection procedures across the country.

Tom Humphries hears how victim 'blocked out childhood memories' to 'block out all the abuse'

The former sports journalist will be sentenced in three weeks time after a hearing yesterday.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Roman Polanski in legal bid to return to US

The Polish-born filmmaker was accused of drugging and raping an underage girl in 1977.

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

A massive child sex abuse network was cracked by UK police who paid a child rapist to inform Newcastle This post contains videos

A massive child sex abuse network was cracked by UK police who paid a child rapist to inform

A total of 278 victims have been identified.

# sex-abuse - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'I want my rapist father to die in prison for what he did to me': Woman continues fight for justice

The woman at the centre of an historical abuse allegation has written to the DPP asking for the reasons as to why her father was not charged.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 29 June, 2017

# sex-abuse - Friday 2 June, 2017

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images

The man admitted to possessing 2,683 images and 721 movie files in total.

# sex-abuse - Friday 19 May, 2017

School pitches that are to be sold by Christian Brothers are zoned for housing

The decision to sell off the pitches has been described as “completely unacceptable”.

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

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

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Inquiry may be launched into case of child abuser Bill Kenneally

The former national basketball coach is serving a 14-year sentence for abusing teenage boys in Waterford in the 1980s.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 15 April, 2017

UN peacekeepers luring hungry teenagers with cookies before sexually abusing them

The United Nations has been badly shaken by a wave of allegations of sex abuse by troops.

Court acquits priest accused of sexually abusing altar boy despite Pope pushing for investigation

Pope Francis said he heard of the case “with great pain, very great pain, but the truth is the truth and we should not hide it”

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