Methodist Report Prompts Calls for C of E Abuse Review

By Madeleine Davies
Church Times
June 5, 2015

CALLS have been made for the Church of England to open up its safeguarding files to independent review, after the example set by the Methodist Church last week.

The Methodist Church published a report, Courage, Cost and Hope, on Thursday of last week, and offered survivors of abuse a "full and unreserved apology". The 100-page document is an independent review, spanning 64 years and identifying nearly 2000 cases of abuse. Six police investigations have been instigated as ...








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