Understanding child sexual abuse by Catholic priests from a situational perspective.Uploader: Mikale 1 month ago Subscribe 10
In Ireland , beginning in the s, a series of criminal cases and Irish government enquiries established that hundreds of priests had abused thousands of children over decades. Investigations continue where Irish abusers were sent abroad by the church to other countries, where they abused other children. Like the Catholic sex abuse cases in the United States and elsewhere, the abuse in Ireland included cases of high-profile supposedly celibate Catholic clerics involved in illicit heterosexual relations as well as widespread physical abuse of children in the Catholic-run childcare network. The abuse occurred primarily between the s and s. Richard Anthony Burke was accused in the same program of underage sex in Nigeria.