A former pupil at a Catholic boarding school has told how he was raped by a monk who he suspects to be his father.
Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry
Pupils at schools linked to a religious order were “robbed of their childhoods” by the physical and sexual abuse which took place there, an inquiry has heard.
Scotland’s most senior bishop has told a child abuse inquiry that as an abbot he was aware of a monk being sent to Fort Augustus Abbey because of allegations against him elsewhere.
A child abuse inquiry has found that children did suffer sexual abuse at an Aberdeen orphanage run by nuns.
The number of reported abuse cases at an Aberdeen children’s home run by nuns has jumped by more than 10% since an inquiry was launched.
A nun has admitted children may have been made to kiss the bodies of dead nuns at an Aberdeen orphanage.
A former volunteer at an Aberdeen children’s home has told how she tried to cover up a child’s bed wetting to save him from being “ridiculed” by a nun.
A national child abuse investigation will turn its focus on events at a former Aberdeen children’s home from next week.
Aberdeen City Council has set aside more than £200,000 to assist in the nation-wide Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry (SCAI).