Caldey Island monk sexual abuse 'reported to abbot'

Caldey Island monk sexual abuse 'reported to abbot'
 

A monk who sexually abused children on Caldey Island in the 1970s and 1980s was reported to the abbot but not to police, according to a letter seen by BBC Wales.
Brother Robert O'Brien acknowledged he knew about the abuse by Father Thaddeus Kotik in 1990 and said he had warned him of the "severe penalties".
Dyfed-Powys Police said it received reports of the abuse in 2014 and 2016.
They investigated but could not prosecute as Kotik died in 1992.
Six women have been paid compensation in an out-of-court settlement by Caldey Abbey following the sexual abuse claims.
But there are fears... read more

 
21 November 2017 in Regional, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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