Tag Archives: churches

Onus on the Military (Or: Military Secrets)

Image: Manly Village Public School Cadets – 1913 The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has very wide terms of reference as to what institutions it will cover. Besides churches, organisations such as the military will … Continue reading

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Terms of Reference – Types of Abuse – Physical Abuse (Or: Things Aren’t Always Overt)

Nuns or others engaging in physical abuse constitute one of the least reported aspects of church abuse. Those who were in their children’s homes know this very well. At present, it seems that the issue will continue to be under-reported … Continue reading

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Global Relevance (Or: The World is Watching)

Just a short piece today. The Australian royal commission is only the second of its kind in the world, the first being that conducted by Ireland. Those here have the benefit of experiences gained during the Irish experiment. One of … Continue reading

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