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#Sex Abuse

# sex-abuse - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Ex-pope Benedict failed to act in four child abuse cases, report finds
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Ex-pope Benedict failed to act in four child abuse cases, report finds

Updated Jan 20th 2022, 3:32 PM 29,711 Views 0 Comments

The report analyses how abuse cases were dealt with in the archdiocese of Munich and Freising between 1945 and 2019.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 4 December, 2021

Opinion: 'It's like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore'
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Opinion: 'It's like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore'

Dec 4th 2021, 7:00 PM 20,971 Views 0 Comments

Mia de Faoite documents the horror and abuse that come with prostitution and trafficking and says society must not forget these women.

# sex-abuse - Monday 20 September, 2021

Prosecutors wrap up as R Kelly sex trafficking trial moves to next stage
# Trial
# Trial

Prosecutors wrap up as R Kelly sex trafficking trial moves to next stage

Sep 20th 2021, 9:33 PM 11,191 Views 0 Comments

The defence will now begin calling former Kelly employees.

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Pornhub introduces curbs against illegal content amid reports of child sex abuse and rape videos
# Pornhub
# Pornhub

Pornhub introduces curbs against illegal content amid reports of child sex abuse and rape videos

Dec 9th 2020, 3:22 PM 28,533 Views 15 Comments

The New York Times reported finding videos featuring illegal content on the site.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell asks for better prison conditions amid claims of round-the-clock surveillance
# New York
# New York

Ghislaine Maxwell asks for better prison conditions amid claims of round-the-clock surveillance

Aug 11th 2020, 10:48 PM 53,672 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers say she is watched around-the-clock by security cameras and multiple prison guards.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell raise concerns that her accusers may post evidence from trial online
# US
# US

Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell raise concerns that her accusers may post evidence from trial online

Jul 28th 2020, 7:01 AM 18,775 Views 0 Comments

The socialite’s legal team argue that her accusers could misuse evidence to boost their chances in civil cases against her.

# sex-abuse - Sunday 5 July, 2020

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport
# Sex Abuse
From The42
# Sex Abuse

The story behind the scandal that shook US sport

Jul 5th 2020, 7:15 AM 50,975 Views 4 Comments

Director Jon Shenk speaks about his new documentary ‘Athlete A’ and how a deeply flawed system led to years of sexual abuse in gymnastics.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Man in his 70s charged over historical sex abuse allegations
# Sligo
# Sligo

Man in his 70s charged over historical sex abuse allegations

Jun 11th 2020, 9:23 AM 28,461 Views 0 Comments

The case relates to incidents which allegedly occurred between 1978 and 1986.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Man United co-operating with sex abuse enquiry in relation to former employee
# Sheldon Review
From The42
# Sheldon Review

Man United co-operating with sex abuse enquiry in relation to former employee

Oct 31st 2019, 5:12 PM 13,939 Views 3 Comments

Billy Watts, an ex-caretaker, kit man and groundsman at The Cliff during the 1980s, is at the centre of the allegations.

# sex-abuse - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Irish arrest in global takedown of dark web's most notorious paedophile site
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Irish arrest in global takedown of dark web's most notorious paedophile site

Oct 16th 2019, 10:12 PM 34,318 Views 0 Comments

The website sold the videos to users for bitcoin, which makes it extremely difficult to track the buyer.

# sex-abuse - Monday 14 October, 2019

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 39,057 Views 0 Comments

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

# sex-abuse - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Co Tyrone man (61) sentenced for committing sexual offence against 8-year-old girl
# Courts
# Courts

Co Tyrone man (61) sentenced for committing sexual offence against 8-year-old girl

Sep 26th 2019, 10:11 PM 19,625 Views 27 Comments

Keith Lindsay was sentenced at Downpatrick Crown Court earlier today.

# sex-abuse - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Cardinal George Pell lodges new appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Cardinal George Pell lodges new appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

Sep 17th 2019, 7:28 AM 8,075 Views 0 Comments

Pell is currently serving a six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s.

# sex-abuse - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Ex-pope Benedict XVI blames clerical sex abuse on 1960s sexual revolution
# Sex Abuse Scandals
# Sex Abuse Scandals

Ex-pope Benedict XVI blames clerical sex abuse on 1960s sexual revolution

Apr 11th 2019, 9:01 PM 41,009 Views 164 Comments

Benedict has written a 6,000-word essay for Klerusblatt, a German monthly magazine for clergy.

# sex-abuse - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Pope accepts resignation of Chile cardinal over sex abuse cases
# Ricardo Ezzati
# Ricardo Ezzati

Pope accepts resignation of Chile cardinal over sex abuse cases

Mar 23rd 2019, 5:52 PM 9,462 Views 0 Comments

Ricardo Ezzati, archbishop of Santiago, is the highest-ranking Catholic official in Chile.

# sex-abuse - Sunday 10 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 10th 2019, 7:29 AM 8,341 Views 0 Comments

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
# Cardinal Philippe Barbarin

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

Mar 7th 2019, 10:13 AM 10,754 Views 24 Comments

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
# Custody
# Custody

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

Mar 7th 2019, 9:26 AM 23,053 Views 0 Comments

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
# Chicago
# Chicago

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

Feb 25th 2019, 8:17 PM 12,572 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

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

Feb 23rd 2019, 12:21 PM 18,821 Views 75 Comments

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
# Arrested
# Arrested

R Kelly hands himself into police following 10 sex abuse charges

Feb 23rd 2019, 7:29 AM 18,222 Views 0 Comments

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
# Theodore McCarrick
# Theodore McCarrick

Vatican defrocks former cardinal over sexual abuse of teenager in US

Feb 16th 2019, 9:50 AM 15,633 Views 35 Comments

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
# West Yorkshire Police
# West Yorkshire Police

55 men arrested in England in historical child sex abuse investigation

Jan 14th 2019, 7:58 PM 19,792 Views 22 Comments

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
# UK

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

Jan 8th 2019, 12:35 PM 59,921 Views 89 Comments

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
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

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

Oct 22nd 2018, 6:44 AM 9,084 Views 28 Comments

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
# Huddersfield
# Huddersfield

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

Oct 19th 2018, 10:00 PM 38,625 Views 115 Comments

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
# Sex Abuse Claims
# Sex Abuse Claims

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

Jul 10th 2018, 8:27 PM 9,364 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Christian Brothers
# Christian Brothers

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

Jul 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 37,322 Views 45 Comments

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
# Scandal
# Scandal

Two more bishops resign in Chile over child sex abuse scandal

Jun 28th 2018, 7:49 PM 8,930 Views 79 Comments

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
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

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

May 24th 2018, 4:20 PM 12,774 Views 21 Comments

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
# Audience With The Pope
# Audience With The Pope

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

May 18th 2018, 12:46 PM 101,006 Views 52 Comments

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
# George Pell
# George Pell

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

May 1st 2018, 7:08 AM 16,063 Views 0 Comments

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
# Me Too
# Me Too

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

Mar 4th 2018, 8:00 AM 22,653 Views 16 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

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

Feb 1st 2018, 7:10 PM 25,453 Views 0 Comments

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
# Scandal
# Scandal

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

Jan 19th 2018, 1:39 PM 31,015 Views 101 Comments

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'
# Larry Nassar
# Larry Nassar

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

Jan 16th 2018, 9:50 PM 44,855 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

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

Nov 13th 2017, 10:35 PM 24,520 Views 0 Comments

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
# Justice
# Justice

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

Oct 25th 2017, 9:10 AM 65,976 Views 95 Comments

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
# Defilement
# Defilement

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

Oct 24th 2017, 8:30 PM 48,129 Views 100 Comments

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
# Archive Interview
# Archive Interview

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

Oct 9th 2017, 7:00 PM 40,114 Views 0 Comments

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

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