The Catholic Church is facing yet more scandal, as members of the clergy are now coming forward with serious allegations of abuse.
While both sides of the government saying sorry to the victims of child sexual abuse, they must now act on it. No longer will the people tolerate a Royal Commission and a speech.
Speaking from experience, a TBS reader explains how the public vitriol against the church made it harder for him to speak out as a victim.
Despite the recommendations enacted, those in the church are still not required to disclose what they hear during confessions.
While the government has made steps to reverse our history of child sex abuses, they’re still protecting those who enabled those crimes.
While the Royal Commission into Child Sex abuses has been hugely important, we now need a government to be as strong as the victims.
According to the prosecution, six criminal charges against Cardinal George Pell are set to be dropped.
The recent push to relax the church’s standing on celibacy in order to remove child sexual abuses suffers from ignorance on the most basic level.
The Turnbull government has decided that punishing the victims of sexual abuses is more important than punishing those who perpetrated the acts.
While some victims of child sexual abuses within the Catholic Church may see justice, but for the vast majority, my Dad included, it is already too late.
After a two year old’s testimony lead to the conviction of her sexual abuser, the question is, result aside, was the court in the right?
Rolf Harris is not the only one in the spotlight in his trial. Those who give evidence against him suffer their own shame, primarily from the collected media who want to know “why?”
Following the conviction of a man for rape after secretly removing a condom during sex, Sydney Criminal Lawyers breaks down what exactly constitutes sexual assault.
Speaking from experience, a TBS reader explains how the public vitriol against paedophiles made it harder for him to speak out as a victim.
Innocent until proven otherwise, whatever Pell’s outcome, it must eliminate the society of abuse in the Catholic Church system – Rob Idol
The war of general opinion rages on this week with a wide range of combatants and a Trump/Pope title fight. Here at the TBS Current Affairs Desk, we’re taking all bets! | Rob Idol
With Cardinal Pell too sick to attend the Royal Commission, Tim Minchin will be bringing the crowds to him via a jaunty, vicious charity tune. Donate now!
Cardinal George Pell, the man at the centre of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, has been excused from giving evidence in person – much to the outrage of victims and their families.
Tanya Levin, author of People in Glass Houses, explains why Hillsong should be answerable to the Royal Commission for its response to the sexual crimes of its founder.
No, TBS hasn’t “found God”, but at the beginning of Easter Week, Steph Lentz opens up a slightly different discussion about Christianity…