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NEVER AGAIN :: HONG KONG: Church denies trying to skirt police
HONG KONG 19/5/2002
''It seems the church has been protecting its reputation and priests rather than the victims,'' Chu said.
Police also say authorities are seeking legal advice about whether they can force the church to hand over written confessions that suspected clergy provided at church hearings, admissions that the church says were made with the understanding they would be kept secret HONG KONG: Apr 12, 2009
The Vatican had tried to block a class action lawsuit alleging that it orchestrated a cover-up of sexual abuse byclergy with the argument that it was protected by laws granting sovereign states immunity from most US civil proceedings.
A federal appeals court ruled that the case brought by three Kentucky men can proceed because exceptions in the law allow the Vatican to beheld liable for the actions of church employees acting within the scope of their employment in the United States.
HONG KONG 27 January, 2003
Lau was arrested last May following a series of complaints made against priests in Hong Kong.
The victim, who is now 27, is said to have suffered schizophrenia for years after the abuses.
Defence lawyers tried to use this to attack the victim's credibility, saying he probably dreamed up the abuse.
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