Roman Catholic, Anglican clerical child abuse in Britain

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Ampleforth College in North Yorkshire in England, the site of four decades of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergyFrom daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Thursday, August 30, 2018

More evidence of Church Establishment cover-ups

Children’s champion STEVEN WALKER shines a light on the culture of covering up child abuse in Britain’s religious orders

THE latest revelations about Roman Catholic Church cover-ups of child sexual abuse at two of its boarding schools, Ampleforth and Downside, adds to the evidence of how the religious Establishment, like the political one, defends the powerful against the weak and vulnerable.

As far back as 2001, Tory peer Lord Nolan published a report into paedophile abuse in the Catholic Church. He, together with the inquiry vice-chair were both former students at Ampleforth College.

Then Archbishop of Westminster Cormac Murphy-O’Connor ordered the inquiry after years of complaints, yet he himself had covered up the paedophile activity of a priest in Arundel & Brighton when he was bishop of that diocese.

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