Category: Catholic Abuse

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Priest and serial abuser Tony Walsh sentenced to one year for sexual assault of child in the 1970s [Jan 16]

FORMER PRIEST AND serial abuser Tony Walsh has received a sentence of one year’s imprisonment for the sexual assault of a child in the early 1970s. Walsh was…

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Five unmarried mothers ‘buried in mass grave of Tuam’

The bodies of five women who died at a home for unmarried mothers are believed to be buried in an unmarked mass grave with nearly 800 missing children, according to new research.

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Police probe child abuse claims at monastery – The Scotsman

POLICE are investigating claims of historical child abuse at the UK’s only medieval monastery still in use by monks.

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David Lowe jailed for 10 years for abusing boys at Westminster Cathedral Choir School

In mitigation, Sarah Elliott QC said father-of-five Lowe “removed himself from temptation” by no longer working with boys under 13 after he left Ampleforth College.

“The majority of the allegations involved offences carried out in a gentle manner without particular force,” she said.

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Pope Creates Tribunal for Bishop Negligence in Child Sexual Abuse Cases

ROME — Pope Francis has approved the creation of a Vatican tribunal for judging bishops accused of covering up or failing to act in cases of child sexual abuse by priests, an unprecedented step long demanded by victims in the more than three decades that the Roman Catholic Church has publicly dealt with the abuse scandal.

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