Everyday thousands of children are being sexually abused. You can stop the abuse of at least one child by simply praying. You can possibly stop the abuse of thousands of children by forwarding the link in First Time Visitor? by email, Twitter or Facebook to every Christian you know. Save a child or lots of children!!!! Do Something, please!

3:15 PM prayer in brief:
Pray for God to stop 1 child from being molested today.
Pray for God to stop 1 child molestation happening now.
Pray for God to rescue 1 child from sexual slavery.
Pray for God to save 1 girl from genital circumcision.
Pray for God to stop 1 girl from becoming a child-bride.
If you have the faith pray for 100 children rather than one.
Give Thanks. There is more to this prayer here

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Friday, 17 February 2017

Catholic Schools & Homes with Most Child Abuse Claims Revealed by Royal Commission

The royal commission is in its final weeks of examining of the Catholic Church. (Rchard)

The Catholic Church has released numbers on how many child sexual abuse claims have been made against staff from their religious schools and orphanages, showing one home for boys faced 219 accusations.

The church identified 28 institutions that had 20 or more claims of child sexual abuse. You can search the data below.

The highest number of claims came from BoysTown at Beaudesert in Queensland, with 219 claims levelled at Catholic Church members working at the children's home.

This information is part of a large release of data revealing the extent of child sex abuse within the Australian Catholic Church that was done with cooperation from them as part of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

The church surveyed 10 religious institutes and 75 church authorities to uncover the abuse data on priests, non-ordained brothers and sisters, and other church personnel who were employed between 1950 and 2009.

Institution               Location      State Number of claims
BoysTown                                    Beaudesert             Queensland   219
St Vincent's Orphanage, Clontarf    Waterford      Western Australia   152
Castledare Junior Orphanage      Wilson      Western Australia   142
St Joseph's Farm & Trade School      Bindoon      Western Australia   118
St Vincent De Paul's Orphanage South Melbourne           Victoria             114
St Augustine's Boys' Home (1966-87) Geelong                 Victoria             96
St Vincent's Orphanage                       Nudgee              Queensland           76
St Joseph's Home                                  Neerkol               Queensland     71
Marist College Canberra                   Pearce                    ACT             63
St Mary's Agricultural School          Tardun        Western Australia       49
St Pius X College                              Adamstown New South Wales       46
St Vincent's Boys' Home               Westmead       New South Wales     45
Salesian College,  Rupertswood         Sunbury                 Victoria             44
St Ann's Special School                      Marion              South Australia     42
Kendall Grange                             Morisset Park New South Wales     41
St Joseph's College                         Geelong                 Victoria             39
St Alipius' School                             Ballarat East         Victoria             38
St Joseph's College                      Hunters Hill New South Wales     31
Boys' Town                                        Engadine         New South Wales     31
St Francis Xavier Mission              Wandering      Western Australia     30
St Stanislaus College                        Bathurst         New South Wales     29
St Vincent de Paul Orphanage      Goodwood           South Australia     26
Cheltenham Res Training Centre    Cheltenham               Victoria             23
St Leo's College                                 Box Hill                 Victoria             21
Parramatta Marist High                       Westmead      New South Wales     21
St Mary's Mission                              New Norcia Western Australia     20
Marist Brothers Hamilton                Hamilton         New South Wales     20
St Patrick's College                         Ballarat                 Victoria             20