Monday, July 13, 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury 'promises inquiry into church sex abuse' to survivors in private meeting this week

Lambeth Palace, the official London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has met survivors of historic sex abuse in the Church, and outlined his promises to the delegation. He wants a Government enquiry set up and running in the next six months and the Church of England to be examined first by the group.

In July 2014 Theresa May, Home Secretary, called for an independent enquiry into historic sex abuse, after shocking allegations of a cover-up of child sex abuse at the very heart of the political and religious establishment began to surface, involving politicians, members of the Church’s higher echelons, and other senior public figures.

Some of the most disturbing revelations indicate that a young boy was strangled to death by a Tory MP at an “abuse party,” according to one victim of the alleged Westminster paedophile ring.  (more...)


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