Posts tagged ‘pedophile’

August 17, 2018

Pennsylvania’s Paedophile Priests

by duncanr

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a ‘grand jury identified 301 “predator priests” and more than 1,000 sexual abuse victims over the past 70 years.

Jurors said that in many cases, senior church officials knew that these abuses were occurring yet worked to dismiss victims’ claims and protect the priests‘ –

July 14, 2014

1 in 50 Priests, a Paedophile – says Pope

by duncanr

pedophile priestaccording to news reports, Pope Francis reckons ‘reliable’ data indicates that around 2% (i.e., 1 in 50) of roman catholic clergy are paedophiles

2% of 414,000, i.e., 8,000 is a hell of a lot child abusers

Francis insists he is going to deal with the problem of paedophilia in the church with “the severity it demands” –

no indication just what the Pope means by that but he could start by . . .

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June 21, 2013

Jeremy Forrest : Some Questions

by duncanr

Jeremy ForrestA married teacher has been found guilty of ‘Abduction’ after he fled to France with a 15yr old girl when police began to investigate rumours of their affair.

I have to be honest, the verdict of the jury in this case surprised me

I always understood the . . .

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November 11, 2012

BBC Director General Falls on Sword

by duncanr

george entwhistleThe Director General of the BBC, George Entwistle, has resigned after being skewered in an interview with John Humphreys – an interview that revealed the head of the BBC to be a man too busy to keep up with what is happening in the world or his own organisation by reading newspapers or following events on social media sites like twitter. When every man and his dog (well me, anyway) knew that Newsnight was about to broadcast a program alleging the involvement of a senior politician of the Thatcher era in the sexual abuse of children at . . .

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October 29, 2012

Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll (and Jimmy Savile)

by duncanr

One time media favourite, Jimmy Savile, who raised £millions for charity has been exposed in recent weeks as a sexual predator of young girls.

The number of women who have come forward to accuse him of sexual molestation is now in the hundreds (and rising every day as more and more find the courage to go public with their accusation)

The sheer number of women involved has astonished many people – as well as how such behaviour could have gone un-noticed at the time

The truth is, it was common knowledge then, and . . .

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October 6, 2012

Jimmy Savile Devalued

by duncanr

With his long peroxide blonde hair, shell suit, medallion, and fat cigar, Jimmy Savile was a weel-kent face on British TV screens – from his appearances as a host on Top of the Pops, a programme highlighting a handful of songs from the current top 20, to his long-running show ‘Jim’ll Fix It‘ where he endeavoured to make folks (mainly children) dreams come true.

He was also noted for the huge amount of money he raised for charity, and was knighted by the Queen in recognition of this work (

Since he died last year, however, a less savoury side to his character has emerged – a number of allegation have been made accusing him of . . . sexually assaulting young women. These are now the subject of a police investigation.

Whatever the eventual outcome it is already clear that the accusations have tarnished the man's reputation and the public no longer hold him in the same high esteem they once did -

May 26, 2012

Italian Bishops Need Not Report Pedophile Priests to Police

by duncanr

Once again the RC Church demonstrates how out of touch it is with public opinion, at least with regard to pedophile priests.

The Italian Bishops Conference has issued guidelines on child protection – telling Bishops they are not obliged to report to the police any priest that fucks children

Under Italian law, the bishop, given that he holds no public office nor is he a public servant, is not obliged to report illicit facts of the type covered by this document to the relevant state judicial authorities.”

Seems the reputation of the church continues to be viewed as more important than the welfare of young children !

May 6, 2012

Mother Abets Rape of 5 Month Old Daughter

by duncanr

A woman has been given to 2 life sentences in prison by a St Louis court for her role in the abuse and rape of her 5 month old daughter

22 yr old Tessa L. Vanvlerah, invited a man she met online – through a shared interest in child porn – into her home and allowed him to sexually abuse her 5 month old daughter

The judge rejected her defence lawyers plea that she not be jailed because she suffers from a dependent-personality disorder

The child was . . .

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November 26, 2011

Paedophile no threat to children

by duncanr

Gary Glitter, “was jailed in the UK in 1999 for having 4,000 child abuse images on a computer”

He was deported from Vietnam in 2008 after serving a 3 yr prison sentence for sexually molesting two young girls there and returned to the UK when no other country would let him in.

Magistrates in the UK slapped . . .

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September 14, 2011

Pope Guilty of Crimes against Humanity ?

by duncanr

The International Criminal Court is being asked to consider whether Pope Bendict and 3 other Vatican officials – Tarcisio Bertone, the cardinal secretary of state; Angelo Sodano, his predecessor; and William Levada, a US cardinal – are guilty of Crimes against Humanity.

The charge has been made by lawyers acting on behalf of american catholics sexually abused when kids by RC priests.

Source –

Failing to report such . . .

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