Posts in tag

child abuse


Record damages for Christian Brothers child abuse

Read More

Jackson McGill hervey bay couple child abuse

One of a Hervey Bay couple arrested earlier this year on child abuse charges pleaded guilty this week to multiple offences. The Hervey Bay District Court heard that hairdresser Jackson McGill did not possess a ‘keen interest’ in child abuse himself but wanted to boost his sex life with his partner. When McGill discovered his partner’s …

hillsong founder historic child sex abuse brian houston

NSW Police today charged Hillsong founder Brian Houston with concealing historic child sex abuse by his father. The police charges follow a two-year police investigation. The charges related to allegations Houston failed to report information relating to the sexual abuse of a young male in the 1970s. Houston’s father Frank Houston faced multiple allegations of …

defrocked cardinal mccarrick

Defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick now faces criminal charges for the alleged sex abuse of a minor nearly 50 years ago. McCarrick resigned from the College of Cardinals in 2018 over allegations of sexual abuse against minors and adult men. The Vatican removed him from the clergy the following year. McCarrick now becomes the highest-ranking US …

christian brothers child abuse

A West Australian judge yesterday awarded the highest payment ever to a victim in a case of Christian Brothers child abuse. Judge Mark Herron ordered the Christian Brothers to pay damages of $1.32  million to 75-year-old John Lawrence. Judge Herron described the abuse of child migrant Mr Lawrence as insulting, humiliating and degrading. He also …