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# paedophilia - Monday 11 June, 2018

Mother and stepfather on trial in Germany after being charged with selling boy online for sex
# Court
# Court

Mother and stepfather on trial in Germany after being charged with selling boy online for sex

Jun 11th 2018, 10:53 AM 22,992 Views 0 Comments

The pair also stand accused of rape, aggravated sexual assault of children, forced prostitution and distribution of child pornography.

# paedophilia - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Kerry man caught with thousands of child pornography images jailed for two years
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Kerry man caught with thousands of child pornography images jailed for two years

Mar 6th 2018, 7:18 PM 38,662 Views 52 Comments

John O’Donoghue, aged 38, also distributed illegal images and movies via email.

# paedophilia - Friday 6 October, 2017

London teacher jailed after having sex with 15-year-old pupil
# Grooming
# Grooming

London teacher jailed after having sex with 15-year-old pupil

Oct 6th 2017, 8:50 PM 71,038 Views 181 Comments

Alice McBrearty was sentenced to 16 months in prison.

# paedophilia - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court

Jul 26th 2017, 7:19 AM 8,907 Views 0 Comments

Cardinal George Pell made the denials despite the fact no pleas were required to be entered on his first appearance in Australian court.

# paedophilia - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles

Mar 19th 2016, 10:00 AM 29,073 Views 51 Comments

The move comes after a spike in child rapes.

# paedophilia - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Cardinal says it was 'disastrous coincidence' five paedophile priests preyed on children
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

Cardinal says it was 'disastrous coincidence' five paedophile priests preyed on children

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:50 AM 17,707 Views 163 Comments

The Vatican’s finance chief was based in the town at a time when dozens of children were being abused.

# paedophilia - Monday 29 February, 2016

Church 'mucked up' and dismissed paedophilia allegations, cardinal admits
# No More Silence
# No More Silence

Church 'mucked up' and dismissed paedophilia allegations, cardinal admits

Feb 29th 2016, 10:44 AM 11,082 Views 125 Comments

Cardinal George Pell told an Australian commission into child sex abuse that the church made “enormous mistakes” in its handling of complaints.

# paedophilia - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia
# Gino Flaim
# Gino Flaim

Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia

Oct 7th 2015, 7:50 PM 16,513 Views 60 Comments

Fr Gino Flaim added that homosexuality was an “illness.”

# paedophilia - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

This self-confessed, non-offending paedophile says society needs to accept him
# USA
# USA

This self-confessed, non-offending paedophile says society needs to accept him

Sep 22nd 2015, 10:19 PM 29,062 Views 160 Comments

American Todd Nickerson claims that the key to helping him, and others like him, is understanding not condemnation.

# paedophilia - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Ted Heath a paedophile? Not until he's proven guilty
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ted Heath a paedophile? Not until he's proven guilty

Aug 8th 2015, 9:29 PM 331 Views 104 Comments

The former British prime minister has a right to his presumed innocence.

# paedophilia - Friday 10 July, 2015

Dozens of children moved around Ireland for sexual exploitation
# Grooming
# Grooming

Dozens of children moved around Ireland for sexual exploitation

Jul 10th 2015, 1:49 PM 24,612 Views 38 Comments

A new bill wants people who groom children to face 14 years in jail.

# paedophilia - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

10 Spanish priests charged in child sex abuse case after Pope steps in
# Scandals
# Scandals

10 Spanish priests charged in child sex abuse case after Pope steps in

Jan 28th 2015, 7:08 PM 18,655 Views 0 Comments

The case regards allegations made by a former altar boy.

# paedophilia - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Calls for new child grooming law to ban online vigilante 'paedophile hunters'
# Sexual Offences Bill 2014
# Sexual Offences Bill 2014

Calls for new child grooming law to ban online vigilante 'paedophile hunters'

Dec 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 13,283 Views 35 Comments

A TD and child protection expert are calling for the legislation to ban vigilante ‘paedophile hunters’.

# paedophilia - Thursday 18 December, 2014

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an "abuse party"
# Operation Midland
# Operation Midland

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an "abuse party"

Dec 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 49,321 Views 94 Comments

Police say it is “credible” that members of a ‘VIP paedophile ring’ murdered three boys between 1975 and 1984.

# paedophilia - Friday 12 December, 2014

Catholic Church body in Australia links celibacy to abuse
# Investigation
# Investigation

Catholic Church body in Australia links celibacy to abuse

Dec 12th 2014, 9:15 AM 6,379 Views 59 Comments

It has recommended that clergy be given “psychosexual” training.

# paedophilia - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Pornography is no longer the biggest online worry for parents
# Exposure
# Exposure

Pornography is no longer the biggest online worry for parents

Jun 24th 2014, 1:30 PM 19,955 Views 39 Comments

A new survey has found that three in ten parents don’t monitor their children’s online activities.

# paedophilia - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Pope accepts resignation of Irish bishop on health grounds
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Pope accepts resignation of Irish bishop on health grounds

Oct 2nd 2013, 9:08 AM 9,765 Views 45 Comments

Three years ago William Lee apologised for not withdrawing a priest accused of sexual abuse from ministry immediately.

# paedophilia - Friday 20 September, 2013

Children being blackmailed into performing sex acts live on webcams
# Child Porn
# Child Porn

Children being blackmailed into performing sex acts live on webcams

Sep 20th 2013, 3:29 PM 16,036 Views 37 Comments

A British watchdog warned today that offenders are also forcing children to write degrading statements on their bodies and cut themselves.

# paedophilia - Monday 16 September, 2013

Leader of Green Party in Germany regrets 1980s 'paedophile pamphlet'
# Germany
# Germany

Leader of Green Party in Germany regrets 1980s 'paedophile pamphlet'

Sep 16th 2013, 8:45 PM 12,979 Views 45 Comments

The party supported the legalisation of sexual acts between children and adults.

# paedophilia - Monday 20 May, 2013

Catholic Church in Australia admits it has been slow to act on sex abuse
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

Catholic Church in Australia admits it has been slow to act on sex abuse

May 20th 2013, 2:30 PM 3,683 Views 20 Comments

Australia is holding a government inquiry into how child sex abuse was handled, amid claims that about 620 children were abused by the Catholic Church since the 1930s.

# paedophilia - Monday 13 May, 2013

Accused changes plea and admits murder of 12-year-old Tia Sharp
# Murder
# Murder

Accused changes plea and admits murder of 12-year-old Tia Sharp

May 13th 2013, 4:25 PM 11,278 Views 26 Comments

Stuart Hazell dramatically changed his plea on the fifth day of his trial at the Old Bailey in London.

# paedophilia - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry
# Australia
# Australia

Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry

Apr 3rd 2013, 10:35 AM 7,602 Views 28 Comments

Gillard ordered the inquiry last year after a decade of growing pressure to investigate widespread allegations of paedophilia in schools and churches.

# paedophilia - Sunday 24 March, 2013

It was different in the 1970s and Robbie Keane: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

It was different in the 1970s and Robbie Keane: The week in quotes

Mar 24th 2013, 7:00 PM 9,656 Views 4 Comments

“There’s this message that they come out with, that individuals must take responsibility for their own drinking – I just don’t buy that.”

# paedophilia - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Vatican receives around 600 abuse cases every year, says prosecutor
# Vatican
# Vatican

Vatican receives around 600 abuse cases every year, says prosecutor

Feb 6th 2013, 8:43 PM 3,823 Views 14 Comments

The Vatican’s new chief prosecutor said many of the cases date back to the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

# paedophilia - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Russia's Nabokov museum target of 'paedophile' graffiti
# Lolita
# Lolita

Russia's Nabokov museum target of 'paedophile' graffiti

Jan 29th 2013, 8:13 PM 7,196 Views 12 Comments

Earlier this month the museum had received letters accusing it of spreading paedophile propaganda.

# paedophilia - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Freddie Starr arrested by police investigating Jimmy Savile case - reports
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Freddie Starr arrested by police investigating Jimmy Savile case - reports

Nov 1st 2012, 7:21 PM 22,045 Views 88 Comments

London Metropolitan Police arrested a man in his 60s earlier this evening on suspicion of sexual offences connected to the Savile investigation.

# paedophilia - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Gary Glitter released on bail
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Gary Glitter released on bail

Oct 28th 2012, 6:54 PM 10,264 Views 30 Comments

The former singer has been released on bail after being arrested in connection with child abuse allegations as part of investigations into Jimmy Savile.

# paedophilia - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Column: We need a version of ‘Sarah’s Law’ to help protect children
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need a version of ‘Sarah’s Law’ to help protect children

Aug 8th 2012, 7:00 AM 113 Views 34 Comments

Irish parents must be given access to controlled information on sex offenders in their area, writes independent TD Denis Naughten.

# paedophilia - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Column: Being held to accountability is not persecution, Cardinal Brady
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Being held to accountability is not persecution, Cardinal Brady

May 5th 2012, 8:30 AM 37 Views 59 Comments

One’s civic duties are not the same as one’s self-imposed religious obligations, writes TheJournal.ie columnist Lisa McInerney – nor are they superseded by them.

# paedophilia - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Greece classes paedophilia as a 'disability'
# Greece
# Greece

Greece classes paedophilia as a 'disability'

Jan 10th 2012, 7:39 PM 40,922 Views 60 Comments

The expansion of the list of state-recognised disability categories to include paedophiles, kleptomaniacs and sadomasochists has concerned disability groups in Greece.

# paedophilia - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Poll: Should priests be exempted from mandatory crime reporting?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should priests be exempted from mandatory crime reporting?

Jul 16th 2011, 10:15 AM 4,646 Views 62 Comments

The government is to make it a crime for priests not to report a crime if it’s confessed to them. What do you think?

New row between Church and State over ‘privileged’ confessions
# Confession
# Confession

New row between Church and State over ‘privileged’ confessions

Jul 16th 2011, 10:01 AM 1,242 Views 29 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says the ‘privilege’ of confession will not exempt a priest from new duties reporting child abuse.

# paedophilia - Friday 15 July, 2011

Minister for Children publishes new child protection guidelines
# Children
# Children

Minister for Children publishes new child protection guidelines

Jul 15th 2011, 8:54 PM 973 Views 11 Comments

The new guidelines will seek to ensure that the “evils” revealed in this week’s Cloyne Report will never be repeated, said Frances Fitzgerald.

# paedophilia - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Cloyne clerical abuse report to be published this month
# Cloyne
# Cloyne

Cloyne clerical abuse report to be published this month

Jul 3rd 2011, 7:09 PM 789 Views 6 Comments

Lengthy saga of legalese to come to an end after Cabinet sees report on 12 July says Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

# paedophilia - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Norris labels resurfacing of Magill article as ‘smear’ on election campaign
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Norris labels resurfacing of Magill article as ‘smear’ on election campaign

May 31st 2011, 10:27 AM 1,915 Views 11 Comments

The presidential hopeful says a 2002 article from Magill Magazine took a historical conversation out of context.

Poll: Do you think Norris' comments about sexuality will damage his presidential bid?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Norris' comments about sexuality will damage his presidential bid?

May 31st 2011, 9:44 AM 12,503 Views 48 Comments

Senator David Norris is under fire for comments he made in a 2002 interview about sexuality and paedophilia. Do you think the controversy will derail his bid for the Aras?

# paedophilia - Thursday 19 May, 2011

"Causes" of clerical child abuse in US revealed by new report
# Clerical Sex Abuse
# Clerical Sex Abuse

"Causes" of clerical child abuse in US revealed by new report

May 19th 2011, 2:02 PM 1,496 Views 0 Comments

Catholic Church-funded study claims priest celibacy rules did not contribute to sexual attacks on minors – but instead blames increase in “deviant” social behaviours such as drug-taking, divorce and pre-marital sex.

# paedophilia - Monday 25 April, 2011

Remains of paedophile priest Smyth to be removed so that land can be sold
# Brendan Smyth
# Brendan Smyth

Remains of paedophile priest Smyth to be removed so that land can be sold

Apr 25th 2011, 1:05 PM 3,159 Views 0 Comments

The sale of the Co Cavan plot of land in which Brendan Smyth is buried can’t be finalised until he is removed from it.

# paedophilia - Thursday 7 April, 2011

US author of paedophile guide gets two years' probation
# Paedophile Guide
# Paedophile Guide

US author of paedophile guide gets two years' probation

Apr 7th 2011, 10:31 AM 1,283 Views 0 Comments

Phillip Greaves caused controversy last year when he published his guide as an e-book on Amazon and it made it into the top 100 bestsellers.

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