(not a complete list) of Broken Rites cases involving Catholic clergy and religious Brothers in Australia.
Many church-abuse victims remain silent for years or forever.
Only a few victims have consulted the police; some victims eventually contact Broken Rites; and some victims (often unwisely) merely tip-off the church's internal Professional Standards Office (also called "Towards Healing"), whose main purpose is to protect the church and the perpetrator.
It is a wise move to contact Broken Rites first, for advice about options for obtaining justice.
Here are some examples of criminal cases, researched by Broken Rites Australia (since 1993), involving Catholic priests and religious brothers.
Broken Rites Australia gives support to victims, either before or after the prosecutions.
The actual court proceedings are handled by specialist police from sex-crime investigation squads.This list is confined to cases in which victims were supported by For civil out-of-court cases, see Section B, below.And Sections A and B are confined to priests and religious brothers (including trainees).This site has been blocked by order of the government of Russia.You can read more about Russia’s internet censorship law here.More than ever, consumers are sending a message to businesses that they are watching.