The BBC reports that a paper issued by the Church of England’s Independent Safeguarding Board (ISB) warns that the church’s plan to assist survivors of church abuse, put together in haste, may result in further trauma to victims. The report follows complaints from survivors about the the church’s Interim Support Scheme, which was developed as a result of Read More
Anglican Watch has never covered the mess in the Church of England’s (CoE) safeguarding program as thoroughly as we should. That’s because, as an established church, the CoE has layers of administration and bureaucracy that are unfathomable to us. But one thing’s very clear: the CoE’s safeguarding process is teetering on the brink of implosion. Why? The reasons are Read More
The final report of the Church of England’s safeguarding team reviewing sadomasochistic abuse by the late John Smyth has again been delayed due to the need to file additional police reports in the matter. Keith Makin, the social worker tasked with generating a “lessons learned” report, states that he has filed a police report after additional information came Read More
Adrian Parry, defrocked as a priest in the Episcopal Church, is being allowed to openly officiate as a priest in the Church of England. Moreover, the Church of England is covering up allegations involving accessing porn by priests on church property, during work hours.