Delhi High Court dismisses plea asking for SIT or CBI investigations into sexual abuse in Catholic churches
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Centre and Delhi government to order investigations by a special investigation team (SIT) or the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) under the supervision of the court into incidents of sexual abuse of children and nuns allegedly by members of the Catholic clergy.
German Catholic Church apologises after report shows 3,700 minors sexually abused between 1946 and 2014
The research which shows 1,670 clergymen in Germany committed some form of sexual attack against 3,677 minors, mostly boys, has shaken the Catholic Church.
Cultural naiveté for unconditional trust in Church is breeding ground for exploitation of women by pastors, priests
Pastors often exhibit exploitative and predatory behaviour, not necessarily sexual in nature, but they are in a position of power in churches to manipulate people and exploit them.
Church's cover-up, silencing of sexual abuse rampant in Kerala; institution's systemic decay gives little hope to survivors
Things in the Church have changed for the better marginally as they have been able to consolidate people’s anger through the protest in Kerala of nuns and priests.