Posted By: Bob [Send E-Mail]
Date: Monday, 12-Nov-2012 16:08:51
In Response To: Gatekeepers Attempt to Erase Pedophilia: BBC and Gov’t Operatives Still Hoping To Stop Hemorrhaging of Public Confidence (Steve)
November 13, 2012
Ms Gillard said the royal commission would cover all religious organisations, schools, government bodies and non-profit groups such as Scouts and sports clubs.
Report by Erin Marie from The Herald Sun daily newspaper.
It would also examine the response of institutions, children's services, police and the legal system.
"Child sexual abuse is a vile thing, it's an evil thing," the PM said.
UPDATE: PRIEST sex offenders used weapons and bestiality to scare victims into silence, a Victorian parliamentary inquiry heard yesterday.
Speaking at the inquiry's latest hearing into child sexual abuse by church officials, victim advocates revealed Catholic leaders had wielded knives, hid pistols in their presbyteries and even toted guns around schoolyards to deter their victims from speaking out.
The shocking allegations come as Prime Minister Julia Gillard called a royal commission into child sexual abuse, promising to investigate not just . . . . .
Those who committed evil acts but
Also those who turned a blind eye.