Tag: abuse

Watch: “We cannot dispense vouchers without screening” – President Vella

President of Malta George Vella stated that the Malta Community Chest Fund (MCCF) voucher scheme procedure had to be changed as the previous one was inefficient.

Pope begins restoring normal governance to Chilean dioceses

In October, Pope Francis named Spanish Archbishop Alberto Ortega Martin

“Transparency is being implemented at the highest levels” – Archbishop Scicluna

"Transparency is now being implemented at the highest level". This is how Archbishop Charles Scicluna, the Archbishop of Malta,

French bishops back payments to sex abuse victims

French bishops voted on Saturday in favour of a plan to offer payments to people who were sexually abused as children by...

‘It’s not abuse, it’s rape’: protesters denounce Spanish assault ruling

Hundreds of people protested in Spain's capital on Monday against a court ruling last week that cleared five men of gang-raping a...

Beats his girlfriend in front of police officers; granted bail

A 36-year-old man who attacked his girlfriend in front of police officers has been granted bail.The man, a Cospicua resident, allegedly beat his girlfriend...

Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell makes final appeal to overturn sex offence convictions

Lawyers for former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell on Tuesday filed an appeal to Australia’s High Court in a final bid to overturn his...

Watch: Running away is a form of defence against an abuser...

We need to look more into how victims use running away as a form of defence against their abuser, Consultant psychiatrist Dr Joe Cassar...

Audio: ‘She refused to be a prostitute, he broke her baby’s...

Dr Anna Vella recalled an experience where a man slammed a new-born baby, breaking both her legs, simply because the mother refused to go...

Dr Megally failed to provide enough evidence to support abuse claims...

The Health Ministry has said that Dr Naged Megally, the doctor who claimed to have been abused by Mater Dei hospital’s CEO Ivan Falzon,...