“How much filth there is in the Church, and even among those who, in the priesthood, ought to belong entirely to Him[Jesus Christ]!” The anguished words of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger in Rome on Good Friday 2005 lamenting the horrors of clerical sex abuse during a profound meditation on the Stations of the Cross just 25 days before his election as Pope Benedict XVI.
Sunday (March 18) marked National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day across the UK. CSE is a particularly horrendous form of sexual abuse that involves the manipulation or coercion of young people into sexual activity.
In terms of the Northern Ireland justice system, there has probably never been a case like the rugby rape trial, as it has become known, which resulted in the acquittal on all charges of the four defendants.
PANINI. To the landed gentry it will always mean only one thing: A rough Italian translation of ‘glorified toastie with ragu of coleslaw on the turn, an amuse-bouche of stale Ready Salted crisps and 5p change if you’re lucky from a fiver’.
The DUP don’t want another executive, at least not while they hold the balance of power at Westminster and that dirty deal the desperate Theresa May did with the party has also altered the balance of power in the DUP and in the north, all for the worse.