Talks on child abuse in Germany criticized – Expatica Germany
Round table talks on the child abuse scandal engulfing the Roman Catholic church in Pope Benedict XVI's native Germany began on Friday amid criticism that victims are being excluded.
In common with other European countries, Germany has been rocked in recent months by revelations that children were physically or sexually abused in institutions, the vast majority ones run by the Roman Catholic Church. Read more - Expatica GermanyRelated links:
Germany and Ireland call on Catholic church to hold child sex abuse inquiries – by Riazat Butt, and Kate Connolly in Berlin – guardian.co.uk – read more
Merkel calls for efforts to shed more light on child abuse - Ethiopian Review – read more
Germany faces up to sexual abuse after scandals at Catholic, other schools - By Isabelle de Pommereau, The Christian Science Monitor – CSMonitor – read more
Kids Are Being Hurt!!!
“Someday, maybe, there will exist a well-informed, well considered and yet fervent public conviction that the most deadly of all possible sins is the mutilation of a child’s spirit.” Erik Erikson
…whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea. Matthew 18:6
Important note: No disrespect meant to Pope Benedict XVI or the hierarchy, the one and only concern is the safety and well-being of children. Kids Are Being Hurt!!!