The Belgian church is suspected of having covered up child abuse through priests.

Cardinal has been brought to Brussels for police interrogation - Comment on 2010 July 8

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2010 July 8
On Tuesday morning Godfried Cardinal Danneels, the former archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels and Belgian primate has been brought to Brussels for police interrogation. Read more:

Today, on Thursday, the 8th July 2010, I again read articles about the spectacle and bring some excerpts from them:

For months the Catholic Church is shaken in the whole world by a series of abuse scandals. High ranking members of the clergy are suspected of having systematically covered up cases of sexual abuse.

The Belgian church is suspected of having covered up child abuse through priests.

On Tuesday morning Godfried Cardinal Danneels, the former archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels and Belgian primate has been brought to Brussels for police interrogation.

Victims of abuse accuse him of inactivity.

The country feels reminded of dark times. The church is in a state of turmoil. And right in the middle of it is the 77 year old Danneels. The affair started just two weeks ago, on 24th of June, when investigators searched the palace of the archbishop in the Flemish Mechelen north of Brussels. They seized 500 confidential files, took away computers and laptops and confiscated mobile phones of the then assembled church top brass of Belgium.

 

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