Friday, April 17, 2015

Advocacy group blasts Catholic board for keeping quiet about sexual assault allegations

PEEL— A U.S.-based advocacy group for survivors of abuse has blasted Peel’s Catholic school board for its limited disclosure or outright silence when staff members are facing allegations of criminal wrongdoing, such as child sexual abuse.

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) is calling on Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins to discipline top administrators at the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board for the ongoing practice.

This condemnation and demand for public admonishment from south of the border comes after it was learned local school board officials kept quiet about the sexual abuse allegations recently lodged against a priest who had worked in administrative offices and schools since 2008.  (more...)

A few more observations at Sylvia's Site:

No comments:

Post a Comment