https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/119432999/church-apologises-after-schools-learned-of-priests-conviction-through-media? The Catholic Church has been forced to apologise to outraged parents who only learned their parish priest had been convicted of sex offences through a story on Stuff. Sosefo Sateki Raass quit the priesthood after pleading guilty to indecent communication with a person under 16 in March 2019. He wasContinue Reading

More on the Gym Jordan cover up saga at OSU …https://t.co/VB5V0937f8 — Richard W. Painter (@RWPUSA) February 14, 2020 https://www.newsweek.com/how-catholic-churchs-hierarchy-helps-hide-sexual-abuse-636076 In all these cases, the hierarchical structure of the church made it difficult to bring high-ranking figures to justice. When you give superiors nearly absolute obedience, the threshold for actingContinue Reading

“It makes me very angry,” Jerome Elam, a male survivor who is CEO of the Trafficking in America Task Force, said. “The UN and others are not acknowledging the problem. They’re just not getting it in terms of the sex trafficking of males.” Multiple studies support Elam and Procopio’s contention that boysContinue Reading

A Southern Baptist pastor hid his history of sexual abuse and became a school superintendent. When his congregants found out, they were the ones considered sinners. https://t.co/Nx2PexxZpe — USA TODAY (@USATODAY) February 14, 2020 The revelations at Oakwood occurred as the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest protestant denomination in theContinue Reading

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Groups are not open groups – facilitator must be contacted first before attending. Three Kings Peer Support Group 7:30 – 9:30 pm 1st & 3rd Mondays Mt Albert Rd, Mt Roskill, Auckland 1042 Dave Passell +6493788823 manager@betterblokes.org.nz Henderson Peer Support Group 7:30 – 9:30 pm 2nd & 4th Mondays EdmontonContinue Reading