Tom Doyle Overview of the Catholic Church presented at the New Zealand Royal Commission Into Abuse in Care
The most famous and respected Canon Law expert whistle-blower on earth gives his explanation as to the entire structure of the church. This should be compulsory reading for all advocates and survivors trying to understand the catastrophe of child sex abuse in this institution. Check also the Podcast THE RECKONING with interview to Tom Doyle by Murray Heasley!
On January 31, 2018: One of the highest-ranking officials in the Catholic Church has stated that he would “rather go to prison” than report pedophilia to police. Australia’s most powerful clergy, Archbishop of Melbourne Denis Hart, says he’s prepared to be jailed for failing to report child sex abuse by pedophile priests. He made the shocking statement in response to the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse saying there should be “no excuse, protection nor privilege” for clergy who failed to alert police of abuse. Hart insisted that sexual abuse was “a spiritual encounter with God through the priest” and was “of a higher order” than criminal law. A new report by the commission proposed 85 sweeping changes to the criminal justice system and recommended that [...]