Tag: sex abuse

  • Will a new pontiff signify a better approach to child abuse?

    Guest Blogger: Judy Courtin Cardinal Bergoglio from Argentina is the first Jesuit to be elected Pope. He is also the first South American to be Pontiff. Amongst other things, he is known for his social justice values and his inclusiveness. Another first is his choice of name, Francis I, after Francis of Assisi, the wealthy […]

  • Children’s rights versus freedom of religion: the sanctity of the confessional seal

    Children’s rights versus freedom of religion: the sanctity of the confessional seal By Sarah Joseph, Monash University In response to the ongoing cascade of accusations and evidence of systemic and decades long child abuse, the federal government finally announced a Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse on Monday. One possible recommendation is […]

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