University report lifts the lid on child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

Kieran Tapsell is a retired civil lawyer and the author of Potiphar’s Wife: The Vatican’s Secret and Child Sexual Abuse and of a submission to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: Canon Law, A Systemic Factor in Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Canon Law Panel before the Australian Royal Commission 9 February, 2017. This is an edited version of the article that appeared in the National Catholic Reporter in the United States on 23 September 2017.

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