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child sex abuse

Priest defrocked for abusing 85 boy scouts

His victims allege church authorities covered up for Preynat for years, allowing him to have continued contact with children.

05 Jul 2019 3:09 PM

Australian Cardinal jailed for 6 years for sexually abusing choirboys

The cardinal faced a maximum 50 years in prison for the five charges.

13 Mar 2019 9:21 AM

Michael’s music dropped the world over after abuse claims

Major radio stations globally are refraining from playing MJ's music over child sex abuse claims reignited by a recent documentary.

07 Mar 2019 3:17 PM

‘Leaving Neverland’ stirring up a storm

Bombshell documentary reignites Michael Jackson abuse firestorm.

02 Mar 2019 1:41 PM

Michael Jackson’s ‘Neverland’ renamed

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch back on market, being offered for sale at a steep discount.

01 Mar 2019 1:41 PM


Pell’s conviction casts a shadow over the Church

Tainted cardinal George Pell's conviction casts doubt on the victim redressal scheme he created.

28 Feb 2019 8:38 PM

Top Vatican cleric Cardinal Pell convicted of child sex abuse

Australia's senior most Catholic cleric Cardinal George Pell has been found guilty of five counts of child sexual assault.

26 Feb 2019 8:22 AM

Vatican summit on clerical paedophilia a let-down

Pope's vow to battle child sex abuse fails to appease victims, critics.

25 Feb 2019 8:21 PM

‘Concrete change’ for Vatican

Church sex abuse summit a bid to usher in formidable change.

26 Jan 2019 8:11 PM

Ex-New Mexico priest blames child sex abuse on cancer he didn't have

Court documents filed in federal court said victims described Perrault showering them with gifts and meals before abusing them.

25 Sep 2018 3:28 PM


A contrite Pope sets an example

Reports published in the US point to 300 Pennsylvania priests abusing over 1,000 children in the last seven decades.

28 Aug 2018 12:33 AM

What action has been taken in cases of child sexual abuse, SC asks Centre

SC had termed as 'horrific' the case of alleged sexual abuse of girls in Muzaffarpur and pulled up state government for funding it.

14 Aug 2018 5:25 PM

Australian archbishop begins home detention over sex abuse cover-up

The court allowed Philip Wilson to serve his detention at home after assessment by authorities due to range of health issues, faced by him.

14 Aug 2018 1:37 PM

Australia PM will make national apology to sex abuse victims

The royal commission, Australia's highest form of investigation, heard more than 8,000 harrowing personal stories alleging sexual abuse.

13 Jun 2018 1:23 PM

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sexual abuse steps down

Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson, 67, was accused of concealing abuse in the 1970s by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher.

23 May 2018 11:23 AM


Australian court convicts Catholic archbishop for hiding child sex abuse

Philip Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide, is expected to be sentenced by the court in June. He faces maximum penalty of two years in jail.

22 May 2018 12:44 PM

Child sexual abuse: 10 ways to protect children against predators

As circumstances make us aware of problems as society, we need to take steps to protect our children from abuse at hands of sexual fiends.

21 Apr 2018 1:33 PM

Owe it to survivors: PM Turnbull to make national apology to child abuse victims

The final report of the royal commission has words ‘that shake us to our core’.

08 Feb 2018 1:31 PM

UK: Indian-origin banker gets 15-month jail in child sex abuse case

The man, a married father of one, had arranged to meet a 14-year-old girl at a hotel in Birmingham.

31 Oct 2017 8:55 AM

UK: Indian origin bank employee jailed on charges of child sex abuse

Balachandran Kavungalparambath was caught on camera by a UK-based vigilante group called ‘Internet Interceptors.’

30 Oct 2017 5:02 PM