Paedophile

Pope says on side of victims of US 'predator' priests

VATICAN CITY (AFP) -<p>Pope Francis is on the side of victims of more than 300 "predator" priests in the United States who are accused of abusing over 1,000 children across seven decades, the Vatican said Thursday.<p>"Victims should know that the pope is on their side," the Vatican said in a statement …

Christianity

Pope Francis expresses 'shame and sorrow' over Pennsylvania paedophile priest scandal

Pope Francis has expressed "shame and sorrow" over the latest paedophile priest scandal and vowed to "root out this tragic horror".<p>The Vatican said Francis was "on the side" of victims following recent revelations that 301 "predator priests" operated in the US state of Pennsylvania over the last …

Pope Francis

Paedophile pensioner 'obsessed with young girls' has been offending for more than 30 years

A "dangerous" paedophile who has been committing sexual offences for more than 30 years is "obsessed with young girls", a judge has said.<p>Barry …

Sociology

Editor Tony Heard defends decision not to publish story on Bird Island paedophile allegations

"We published if it was publishable," says Tony Heard‚ who was editor of the Cape Times during the period that rumours around the involvement of …

Business (South Africa)

Zapiro’s Paedophile Apartheid Minister Cartoon Is Very Hectic [Images]

If you happened to have dinner with your in-laws this week, you probably heard them rattle on about two things.First, AfriForum and that list of …

South Africa

Relatives don't believe 'paedophile ring' co-author committed suicide

Relatives of the co-author of a book that lifted the lid on an alleged apartheid-era paedophile ring say his life was in danger and do not believe …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Paedophile flattered three teenage girls with gifts before sexually abusing them

A paedophile who abused three teenage girls is now behind bars for more than eight years.<p>Douglas Roy Miller's crimes dated back to the 1990s and saw …

Crime

FW de Klerk Foundation: Probe claims made in 'The lost boys of Bird Island'

JOHANNESBURG - The FW de Klerk Foundation has called for a proper investigation into allegations made about a paedophile ring which operated in the …

South African Politics

Victim of Wigan paedophile kept painful secret to protect her family

The victim of a Wigan paedophile, who was jailed yesterday 40 years after indecently assaulting her as she babysat his children, told the Wigan Post …

Crime

Cop-turned-author feared for his life

Former policeman Mark Minnie, co-author with investigative journalist Chris Steyn of The Lost Boys of Bird Island ,a shocking exposé of an official …

South Africa

Paedophile sexually abused child by putting sweets on his groin and telling her to suck them

A paedophile sexually abused an eight-year-old child by offering her sweets from his backpack and putting them on his groin.<p>Cardiff Crown Court heard …

News (Wales)

South Africa's 'paedophile' minister and a mysterious death

<b>South Africa has been gripped by the mysterious death of former police officer Mark Minnie, just a week after he revealed horrific details about an alleged paedophile ring in the once-feared white-minority government that portrayed itself as being made up of devout Christian men.</b><p>Minnie, 58, was …

South Africa

How a paedophile's hands led to his conviction

In July 2014, police in Manchester arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of filming himself raping a child. In the video, the face of the perpetrator was hidden but his hands were visible.<p>Detectives felt they had the right suspect in custody, but did not have enough evidence to secure a …

Sociology

A bullet to the head: Three 'suicides' and the 'apartheid paedophile ring'

A bullet wound to the head. That is the common denominator linking alleged suicides three decades apart that silenced three people with intimate …

South Africa

Hollingworth allegations ‘under investigation’

QUEENSLAND Police are reportedly reviewing serious allegations against former governor-general Bishop Peter Hollingworth linked to his handling of …

News Corp

Scientists develop forensic technique to identify paedophiles based on their hands

Scientists believe they can identify paedophiles based on characteristics of their hands, and potentially track their movements around the world.<p>Dame …

Manchester

Apartheid paedophile ring: Suicide note found at scene where Mark Minnie’s body found

A suicide note was found on the scene where the body of Mark Minnie‚ a former Port Elizabeth policeman and co-author of the recently released book‚ …

Port Elizabeth

Sadistic paedophile jailed for raping a teenage girl has sexually assaulted three male inmates - after 'staff deleted instructions to keep him alone in his cell'

A convicted rapist was able to prey on fellow prisoners after an alert banning him from sharing a cell was turned off by staff.<p>William Katipa, 52, …

Crime

Sick Croydon paedophile jailed for years of horrific child abuse

A vile Croydon paedophile who subjected a young girl to 10 years of abuse has been jailed for 12 years.<p>Sayeed Shah, 63, was found guilty on Monday …

Crime

Paedophile imam still on the run two years after fleeing UK on a fake passport

An imam who sexually abused two young girls is no closer to being brought to justice despite going on the run two years ago, Metro.co.uk can …

Crime

Suspected paedophile is found dead just months before he was due to face court on child sex abuse charges

A man accused of child sex abuse has died ahead of his scheduled court appearance.<p>The man appeared at Albany Magistrate’s Court last week, during …

Child Abuse

Cop who exposed Magnus Malan paedophile ring found dead in Eastern Cape

Former policeman Mark Minnie, co-author with investigative journalist Chris Steyn of The Lost Boys of Bird Island, a shocking expose of an official …

News (South Africa)

Magistrate is forced to move house after neighbours from hell blare rap music all day and night, threaten to rape her and wrongly accuse her husband of being a paedophile

A family resorted to moving out of their luxury home after a feud with their neighbours escalated to the point where they falsely accused the husband …

Crime

Co-Author Of Book Exposing Paedophile Apartheid Ministers Found Dead Outside Port Elizabeth

Just last week we told you about the release of <b>Mark Minnie’s controversial book, The Lost Boys of Bird Island.</b> The book, co-authored with journalist …

Port Elizabeth

Paedophile football coach Jim McCafferty jailed after confessing his crimes

A former youth coach at Celtic FC has been jailed for sexually abusing a teenager.<p>Jim McCafferty, 72, first confessed to his crimes after being …

Crime

EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: Mark Minnie, who exposed alleged NP paedophile ring in a new book, found dead

Gold Fields looks to retrench more than 1,500 employees, and the government is said to need R43bn to fund Cyril Ramaphosa’s stimulus package<p>14 August …

Business (South Africa)

Bishop Philip Wilson to serve 12 month sentence in home detention

Former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson will serve out a 12-month sentence by way of home detention. Wilson had been found guilty of failing to …

Australian News

Archbishop gets home detention for sex abuse cover-up

Former Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson will serve his sentence for concealing historical child sex abuse in home detention.<p>In July, …

Child Abuse

Around 350 paedophiles unmasked by Sarah's Law last year

A LAW to help parents protect against sex offenders helped unmask around 350 predators last year.<br>Sarah’s Law came in after the 2000 murder of Sarah …

Manchester

On-the-run paedophile lecturer who fled his trial arrested in Romania

He was convicted, shortly after he went missing, of 13 counts of possession of indecent images of a child and three counts of breaching a Sexual Harm …

Crime