Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Thousands raped and abused in Catholic schools in Ireland. (Strange how Catholics never seem to react to priestly abuse...)

The shocking scale of sexual and physical abuse in educational institutions in Ireland run by the Catholic church was revealed today in a report describing how thousands of boys and girls were raped, abused and exploited by the religious brothers and nuns who were supposed to look after them.

The 2,600-page report by Ireland's Commission to Inquire Into Child Abuse found that for decades rape was "endemic" in more than 250 Irish Catholic care institutions from the 1930s to the 1990s, and that the church in Ireland protected paedophiles in its ranks from arrest. More...

See also:

  1. Church 'failed to halt child abuse'
  2. Hundreds of Catholic priests 'to be implicated in child abuse report'
  3. The Vatican and sex crimes... (and how the Church protected its pedophile priests)
  4. What is religion? Carlin has the answer...

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