Celibacy does not create sex offenders
| 16 December 2014 | FEATURES |
Some clergy have abused children, but indicting celibacy is a mistake.
Abuse is a social, not just a legal problem
| 09 September 2014 | FEATURES |
Identifying offenders is all very well, but isn’t it time to make some social changes?
TV ads which abuse children’s innocence
Corporate bullies are making a fortune by peddling drugs for sexual dysfunction on prime-time TV.
Physician, heal thyself: preventing sexual violence in war zones
A summit in London this week ignores the problem at home, in peacetime.
The UN’s zero-compliance with zero tolerance of abuse
| 14 February 2014 | FEATURES |
Why is the UN criticising the Catholic Church? It can't control its own soldiers.
False child abuse allegations take a heavy toll on teachers
| 20 January 2014 | FEATURES |
Headlines give a very misleading picture of what actually happens in schools.
Modern Day Slavery
| 19 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
There are still 30 million slaves in the world today.
Another day, another Army sex scandal
| 14 June 2013 | FEATURES |
When is the Australian Army going to learn about the birds and the bees?
Mea Maxima Culpa: an exposé of an exposé
| 02 April 2013 | FEATURES |
The scandal of an abusive priest in Wisconsin was ghastly enough. But a powerful documentary misrepresents how the Catholic Church dealt with it.
Healing a culture of abuse
| 13 November 2012 | FEATURES |
Australia is going to have a Royal Commission into child sex abuse. Good idea, but will it go to the heart of the matter?
Violence against women, Australia says…
An unlikely defender for the Pope
| 07 October 2010 | FEATURES |
A sometime critic of the Catholic Church has defended the Pope against claims that he should be prosecuted for condoning sex abuse
‘Lower age of consent’ says gay rights campaigner
| 26 August 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |
A high profile British homosexual activist wants the age of sexual
consent lowered to 14, on the basis that currently underage sex “is
mostly consenting, safe and fun”.
Paedophile priests and the pope
| 02 April 2010 | FEATURES |
The issue of abusive priests has become another excuse for the war of secularism against Christianity, says a former president of the Italian Senate.
The gathering storm
| 18 March 2010 | FEATURES |
The scandal of sexual abuse by priests in
Europe is distracting us from an even bigger scandal in the future, one which
the media helped to create.