'Amateur' and 'shameful': Church of England under intense scrutiny over abuse
The Church of England may have a tendency to make child victims responsible for sexual abuse rather than the perpetrators, an inquiry heard today.
The independent inquiry into child sex abuse began three weeks of public hearings into how the Anglican Church dealt with allegations of abuse today.
Fiona Scolding QC, lead counsel to the inquiry, pointed to a 'culture of excessive deference' towards senior clergy as she asked whether the Church's hierarchical structure fuels secrecy and a tendency to put the reputation of bishops and the Church above the interests of survivors....
Satan has worked hard over the centuries to defile all things associated with the term 'church' Heresy the corruption of Scripture, Liberalism the corruption of theology, morals and christianity, sexual malfeasance and the corruption of people and children.
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Romans 1:28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; 29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; ... "
Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate."