The Catholic Church & the Sex Abuse Crisis

A search for the truth

By: Thevathasan, Dr Pravin

Format: A6 Paperback

Dimensions: 10.5cm by 14.8cm

ISBN : 9781860827495

Number of Pages: 72

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Publication Date: 17 Jun 2011

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Product Code: EX39


This excellently researched booklet sets out the nature and extent of clerical sexual abuse, its prevalence, likely causes and consequences. Its robust analysis of the crisis and its handling by Church authorities is both illuminating and balanced. The position, teaching and pastoral response to the crisis of the Catholic Church are rigorously assessed.

Dr Pravin Thevathasan is a consultant psychiatrist. He is the author of several articles on medical ethics and mental health in relation to Catholicism.