Sunday, 23 June 2013

Rabbi Boruch Dov Lesches

It is not acceptable that senior members of religious organisations ignore the law of the land and encourage other people to do so as well.  Rabbi Boruch Dov Lesches is reported (The Age 23.6.13) as having suggested that some of the victims of an alleged paedophile, accused of abusing boys at a Sydney Jewish school, might have consented to sexual relations.  This is just rubbish. 

Monday, 10 June 2013

Law Reform Committee Inquiry Into Sexting Report May 2013

On 29th May 2013, the Law Reform Committee of the Victorian Parliament tabled its report on the Inquiry into Sexting.  The report contains 14 recommendations.

Sunday, 2 June 2013

Retired Bishop Geoffrey Robinson and Time for Catholic Spring and Vatican III

Retired Catholic Bishop Geoffrey Robinson has called for a 'Catholic Spring' to force the Vatican to respond to the issue of child sexual assault in a systemic manner.  Bishop Robinson was the architect of the Australian Towards Healing protocol introduced in every diocese in Australia except Melbourne.