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#Paedophilia

From TheJournal.ie Mother and stepfather on trial in Germany after being charged with selling boy online for sex Court

Mother and stepfather on trial in Germany after being charged with selling boy online for sex

The pair also stand accused of rape, aggravated sexual assault of children, forced prostitution and distribution of child pornography.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry man caught with thousands of child pornography images jailed for two years Child Abuse

Kerry man caught with thousands of child pornography images jailed for two years

John O’Donoghue, aged 38, also distributed illegal images and movies via email.

From TheJournal.ie London teacher jailed after having sex with 15-year-old pupil Grooming

London teacher jailed after having sex with 15-year-old pupil

Alice McBrearty was sentenced to 16 months in prison.

From TheJournal.ie 'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court Melbourne

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court

Cardinal George Pell made the denials despite the fact no pleas were required to be entered on his first appearance in Australian court.

From TheJournal.ie Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles Child Abuse

Kazakhstan to chemically castrate paedophiles

The move comes after a spike in child rapes.

From TheJournal.ie Cardinal says it was 'disastrous coincidence' five paedophile priests preyed on children Clerical Abuse

Cardinal says it was 'disastrous coincidence' five paedophile priests preyed on children

The Vatican’s finance chief was based in the town at a time when dozens of children were being abused.

From TheJournal.ie Church 'mucked up' and dismissed paedophilia allegations, cardinal admits No More Silence

Church 'mucked up' and dismissed paedophilia allegations, cardinal admits

Cardinal George Pell told an Australian commission into child sex abuse that the church made “enormous mistakes” in its handling of complaints.

From TheJournal.ie Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia Gino Flaim

Italian priest suspended after saying he "understands" paedophilia

Fr Gino Flaim added that homosexuality was an “illness.”

From TheJournal.ie This self-confessed, non-offending paedophile says society needs to accept him USA

This self-confessed, non-offending paedophile says society needs to accept him

American Todd Nickerson claims that the key to helping him, and others like him, is understanding not condemnation.

From TheJournal.ie Ted Heath a paedophile? Not until he's proven guilty Opinion

Ted Heath a paedophile? Not until he's proven guilty

The former British prime minister has a right to his presumed innocence.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of children moved around Ireland for sexual exploitation Grooming

Dozens of children moved around Ireland for sexual exploitation

A new bill wants people who groom children to face 14 years in jail.

From TheJournal.ie 10 Spanish priests charged in child sex abuse case after Pope steps in Scandals

10 Spanish priests charged in child sex abuse case after Pope steps in

The case regards allegations made by a former altar boy.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for new child grooming law to ban online vigilante 'paedophile hunters' Sexual Offences Bill 2014

Calls for new child grooming law to ban online vigilante 'paedophile hunters'

A TD and child protection expert are calling for the legislation to ban vigilante ‘paedophile hunters’.

From TheJournal.ie UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an "abuse party" Operation Midland

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an "abuse party"

Police say it is “credible” that members of a ‘VIP paedophile ring’ murdered three boys between 1975 and 1984.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic Church body in Australia links celibacy to abuse Investigation

Catholic Church body in Australia links celibacy to abuse

It has recommended that clergy be given “psychosexual” training.

From TheJournal.ie Pornography is no longer the biggest online worry for parents Exposure

Pornography is no longer the biggest online worry for parents

A new survey has found that three in ten parents don’t monitor their children’s online activities.

From TheJournal.ie Pope accepts resignation of Irish bishop on health grounds Catholic Church

Pope accepts resignation of Irish bishop on health grounds

Three years ago William Lee apologised for not withdrawing a priest accused of sexual abuse from ministry immediately.

From TheJournal.ie Children being blackmailed into performing sex acts live on webcams Child Porn

Children being blackmailed into performing sex acts live on webcams

A British watchdog warned today that offenders are also forcing children to write degrading statements on their bodies and cut themselves.

From TheJournal.ie Leader of Green Party in Germany regrets 1980s 'paedophile pamphlet' Germany

Leader of Green Party in Germany regrets 1980s 'paedophile pamphlet'

The party supported the legalisation of sexual acts between children and adults.

From TheJournal.ie Catholic Church in Australia admits it has been slow to act on sex abuse Child Sex Abuse

Catholic Church in Australia admits it has been slow to act on sex abuse

Australia is holding a government inquiry into how child sex abuse was handled, amid claims that about 620 children were abused by the Catholic Church since the 1930s.

From TheJournal.ie Accused changes plea and admits murder of 12-year-old Tia Sharp Murder

Accused changes plea and admits murder of 12-year-old Tia Sharp

Stuart Hazell dramatically changed his plea on the fifth day of his trial at the Old Bailey in London.

From TheJournal.ie Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry Australia

Australia launches national child sex abuse inquiry

Gillard ordered the inquiry last year after a decade of growing pressure to investigate widespread allegations of paedophilia in schools and churches.

From TheJournal.ie It was different in the 1970s and Robbie Keane: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

It was different in the 1970s and Robbie Keane: The week in quotes

“There’s this message that they come out with, that individuals must take responsibility for their own drinking – I just don’t buy that.”

From TheJournal.ie Vatican receives around 600 abuse cases every year, says prosecutor Vatican

Vatican receives around 600 abuse cases every year, says prosecutor

The Vatican’s new chief prosecutor said many of the cases date back to the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

From TheJournal.ie Russia's Nabokov museum target of 'paedophile' graffiti Lolita

Russia's Nabokov museum target of 'paedophile' graffiti

Earlier this month the museum had received letters accusing it of spreading paedophile propaganda.

From TheJournal.ie Freddie Starr arrested by police investigating Jimmy Savile case - reports Sexual Abuse

Freddie Starr arrested by police investigating Jimmy Savile case - reports

London Metropolitan Police arrested a man in his 60s earlier this evening on suspicion of sexual offences connected to the Savile investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Gary Glitter released on bail Operation Yewtree

Gary Glitter released on bail

The former singer has been released on bail after being arrested in connection with child abuse allegations as part of investigations into Jimmy Savile.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We need a version of ‘Sarah’s Law’ to help protect children Opinion

Column: We need a version of ‘Sarah’s Law’ to help protect children

Irish parents must be given access to controlled information on sex offenders in their area, writes independent TD Denis Naughten.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Being held to accountability is not persecution, Cardinal Brady Opinion

Column: Being held to accountability is not persecution, Cardinal Brady

One’s civic duties are not the same as one’s self-imposed religious obligations, writes TheJournal.ie columnist Lisa McInerney – nor are they superseded by them.

From TheJournal.ie Greece classes paedophilia as a 'disability' Greece

Greece classes paedophilia as a 'disability'

The expansion of the list of state-recognised disability categories to include paedophiles, kleptomaniacs and sadomasochists has concerned disability groups in Greece.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should priests be exempted from mandatory crime reporting? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should priests be exempted from mandatory crime reporting?

The government is to make it a crime for priests not to report a crime if it’s confessed to them. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie New row between Church and State over ‘privileged’ confessions Confession

New row between Church and State over ‘privileged’ confessions

Frances Fitzgerald says the ‘privilege’ of confession will not exempt a priest from new duties reporting child abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Minister for Children publishes new child protection guidelines Children

Minister for Children publishes new child protection guidelines

The new guidelines will seek to ensure that the “evils” revealed in this week’s Cloyne Report will never be repeated, said Frances Fitzgerald.

From TheJournal.ie Cloyne clerical abuse report to be published this month Cloyne

Cloyne clerical abuse report to be published this month

Lengthy saga of legalese to come to an end after Cabinet sees report on 12 July says Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

From TheJournal.ie Norris labels resurfacing of Magill article as ‘smear’ on election campaign Race For The Áras

Norris labels resurfacing of Magill article as ‘smear’ on election campaign

The presidential hopeful says a 2002 article from Magill Magazine took a historical conversation out of context.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Norris' comments about sexuality will damage his presidential bid? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Norris' comments about sexuality will damage his presidential bid?

Senator David Norris is under fire for comments he made in a 2002 interview about sexuality and paedophilia. Do you think the controversy will derail his bid for the Aras?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Air Accident Unit investigates incident in which a Ryanair plane plunged into a nose-dive; David Norris says quotes on paedophilia are “misleading” and Pippa Middleton to get a US TV Show.

From TheJournal.ie "Causes" of clerical child abuse in US revealed by new report Clerical Sex Abuse

"Causes" of clerical child abuse in US revealed by new report

Catholic Church-funded study claims priest celibacy rules did not contribute to sexual attacks on minors – but instead blames increase in “deviant” social behaviours such as drug-taking, divorce and pre-marital sex.

From TheJournal.ie Remains of paedophile priest Smyth to be removed so that land can be sold Brendan Smyth

Remains of paedophile priest Smyth to be removed so that land can be sold

The sale of the Co Cavan plot of land in which Brendan Smyth is buried can’t be finalised until he is removed from it.

From TheJournal.ie US author of paedophile guide gets two years' probation Paedophile Guide

US author of paedophile guide gets two years' probation

Phillip Greaves caused controversy last year when he published his guide as an e-book on Amazon and it made it into the top 100 bestsellers.

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