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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 23,011 Views 0 Comments

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

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 39,070 Views 51 Comments

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

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 71,188 Views 177 Comments

Alice McBrearty was sentenced to 16 months in prison.

'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 8,931 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.

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles

Mar 19th 2016, 10:00 AM 29,173 Views 50 Comments

The move comes after a spike in child rapes.

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 17,756 Views 163 Comments

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

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 11,098 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.

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 16,546 Views 60 Comments

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

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 29,443 Views 160 Comments

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

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 408 Views 104 Comments

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

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 24,757 Views 38 Comments

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

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 18,732 Views 0 Comments

The case regards allegations made by a former altar boy.

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 13,373 Views 34 Comments

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

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 50,081 Views 94 Comments

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

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 6,398 Views 59 Comments

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

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 19,987 Views 39 Comments

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

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 9,821 Views 45 Comments

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

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 16,098 Views 37 Comments

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

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 13,124 Views 45 Comments

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

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 3,706 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.

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 11,304 Views 26 Comments

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

Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry
# Australia
# Australia

Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry

Apr 3rd 2013, 10:35 AM 7,625 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.

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 9,665 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.”

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 3,836 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Russia's Nabokov museum target of 'paedophile' graffiti

Jan 29th 2013, 8:13 PM 7,208 Views 12 Comments

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

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 22,141 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.

Gary Glitter released on bail
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Gary Glitter released on bail

Oct 28th 2012, 6:54 PM 10,294 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.

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 135 Views 34 Comments

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

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 66 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.

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

Greece classes paedophilia as a 'disability'

Jan 10th 2012, 7:39 PM 41,770 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.

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 4,771 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 1,275 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Minister for Children publishes new child protection guidelines

Jul 15th 2011, 8:54 PM 998 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.

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 811 Views 6 Comments

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

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 1,938 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 12,517 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?

"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 1,523 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.

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 3,198 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.

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 1,297 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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