Richard Scorer

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Time for the Catholic Church to Open its Secret Archives

(32) Comments | Posted 17 January 2012 | (23:00)

Before the child abuse scandal of the last decade, Catholic priests held influential and highly respected roles within the community. They enjoyed the trust of the public and unquestioned access to children. We know that created extensive opportunities for sexual abuse.

What we don't know is...

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High Court Urged to Rule Against Catholic Church's Claims That it is not Liable for Its Paedophile Priests

(0) Comments | Posted 5 October 2011 | (00:00)

AN imminent ruling by the High Court will decide whether the Catholic Church is liable for the actions of its paedophile priests.

The ruling, due this month (Oct), will follow a little publicised case brought by a woman who alleges she was sexually abused by Father Wilfred Baldwin who...

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