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Gloriavale leaver launches High Court civil proceedings against leaders

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/122862433/gloriavale-leaver-launches-high-court-civil-proceedings-against-leaders A former Gloriavale member is taking legal action against the West Coast Christian community, accusing leaders of “dereliction of duty” towards their followers. John…

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Recovery from sexual abuse in childhood can be complex and can take time

Recovery from sexual abuse in childhood can be complex and can take time. For many people, particularly those who have experienced trauma, today’s news may…

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Does not say Pell was innocent of 5 counts of child sexual abuse

Today's decision DOES NOT say #Pell was innocent of 5 counts of child sexual abuse. HE GOT OFF ON A TECHNICALITY. So be careful if…

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The reasons George Pell’s convictions were quashed

The reasons George Pell's convictions were quashed, via @nzherald https://t.co/6bvneYDhuR — Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) April 7, 2020 The first was Pell’s practice of greeting congregants…

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George Pell wins High Court appeal against child sex abuse convictions

Cardinal Pell, 78, had been serving a six-year jail sentenceafter he was convicted in 2018 of abusing two choirboys in the 1990s, when he was…

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The Royal Commission will be looking into St John of God in the inquiry into institutional ‘care’ of children

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_abuse_scandal_at_Marylands_School,_Christchurch Brother Bernard Kevin McGrath received 21 guilty verdicts and pleaded guilty to one charge of sexually abusing boys.[4] In 2009 TV One screened an…

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Sikh priest Sajan Singh sentenced to home detention for child molestation

Sikh priest Sajan Singh sentenced to home detention for child molestation https://t.co/NJAqVkWF52 — Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) March 10, 2020 A Sikh priest has been sentenced…

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Catholic Church has been forced to apologise to outraged parents

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…

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A crisis over sexual abuse that echoes the scandal in the Catholic Church.

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…

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He promised me a lot of spiritual advancement if we had a relationship

https://bbc.in/395mOGy Rebekah says the healer sexually abused her, coercing her into sexual acts. “It’s disgusting,” she says. “Because he was a shaman, I thought he…

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