Father Pius Hendricks was arrested earlier this year. Photo: AP

How the Philippine Catholic Church gives ‘silent consent’ to accused paedophile priests

  • Investigators claim about 20 boys and men from village of Talustusan have reported American priest Father Pius Hendricks abused them
  • In the Philippines, the church has long shrugged off the presence of sex offenders and the criminal justice system often ignores the problem
Topic |   The Philippines

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Father Pius Hendricks was arrested earlier this year. Photo: AP
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