Six panelists from different fields will analyse the issue in an online forum organised ahead of the film ‘Sound of Freedom’ premiere.
The film on child trafficking began to be screened in a dozen of Eastern European countries in August. In the UK, it was the fourth most seen movie the first weekend.
The court says Brian Houston had “a reasonable excuse” for not reporting the offence to the police in 1999. The pastor says he is aware that his father was “a serial paedophile”.
The film grossed over 100 million dollars in 3 weeks in the US and Canada. Release dates in Europe have not been announced yet.
The book I don't like that secret! by Christian police officer Salvador Martí, seeks to prevent child abuse.
An independent commission documented cases since the 1950s. Eight in ten abusers were priests and most of the victims were boys aged 10-14.
A report shows that forced labour and forced marriage have risen significantly in the last five years, specially among women and children.
The Congress approved the declaration of 19 November as National Day for the fight against child abuse. In Peru 80% of those cases take place in the household.
His wife has also been sentenced to two years in prison. The Evangelical Federation ratifies its policy of “zero tolerance” for any hint of abuse in church contexts.
Portugal receives over 100 complains of sexual abuses in only five days. An independent report in Germany on the cover-up of sexual abuse in Munich has also been published.
We talk to Salvador Martí, a Christian police officer and creator of a safeguardind workshop for children.
The Independent Commission on Sexual Abuse in the Church said it is a “minimum estimate” and warns that there could be up to 10,000 victims.
The pastor was immediately dismissed. The Federation of Evangelical Religious Entities of Spain “categorically and forcefully condemns any case of sexual abuse”.
Supreme Court declines petition to protect Christian girls from forcible conversion to Islam and marriage to Muslims.
Christian psychologist Jonatan Serrano analyses the consequences of the normalisation of pornography in society. “No one would leave a child with a loaded gun in his pocket because he might hurt others or himself, but we are doing that with pornography”.
Church leaders and rights activists fear that shelter homes, police and courts facilitate the forced conversions of Christian girls.
The Infancy Working Group of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance launches a Protocol for Child Protection. “We still have a long way to go”, says Javier Martín.
“We have a responsibility to prevent, to react and to set an example in whatever we can do”, the CNEF says. Since 2019, eleven cases in evangelical churches have been reported.
German police detain four men and shut down a dark web platform that had over 400,000 users from around the world.
Over 55,000 children have been killed in the Syrian war. A report estimates that the cost of the war is already over US$ 1.2 trillion.
The girl was allegedly kidnapped by three Muslims from the family’s home and forcibly converted to Islam.
Most of the victims are minors and the abuses happened mainly in schools of the Roman Catholic order. “We want to learn to apologise for the abuses, for the culture of silence, for not dealing with the facts cleanly”.
The Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse's report denounces that “the Church of England failed to protect children and young people”. The Church responds: “We are truly sorry for the shameful way we have acted”.
Big companies are using the confinement to attract new consumers. The Protestant Evangelical Committee for Human Dignity and other six platforms call to protect children and fight human trafficking.
The decision would allow the Vatican to hand over documents concerning crimes against children. Survivors associations respond with caution.