Do sex offenders deserve dignity?

Kirkwood, Peter
December 2013
Eureka Street;12/21/2013, Vol. 23 Issue 24, p74
The article discusses the results of a research survey on the mass-going issue of sexual abuse by clergy on Catholic Church conducted by the Australian Catholic Bishop's Conference Pastoral Research Office in Australia. It examines the public hearings of the victims of sexual abuse of Catholic Church clergy in the country and its implications to the teachings of the Catholic Church. It also emphasizes on the church authorities failure of responsibility and inadequate management.


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