Full site map
and search facility
This site is undergoing a major
structural reorganisation, hence you may find some of the
internal links don't work. Please let me know of any that don't,
and I'll do my best to fix them as quickly as possible.
Meanwhile, you'll find the links on each page somewhat unrelated
to the structure here, but coming back to this sitemap or the
main page will always take you to enough links to find what
you're looking for (I hope!). The main section pages below have
links to all the subpages within that section, or you can go
directly to the page you want by clicking on the links here.
Section 1 - Information about me
- My story - The
story of my own abuse
- Need a speaker?
Here's my list of speaking credits, plus my contact
details should you require my services as an adviser or
support person. Also information about the
anonymous, email-based support group for clergy abuse
- The healing rite I used to purify and heal
the locations where I was abused.
Section 2 - Information for survivors
- Rights - A
survivors' bill of rights.
- The dynamics of abuse - how
does it happen? why is it so hard to say no?
- Information about taking action:
the do's and don'ts, the pros and cons
- Defending yourself against the
church's attacks (victims don't realise until it's too
late that the church is not a compassionate entity). STILL
- Letters from survivors - to the
church, to others.
- How to choose a therapist, and
an article on different types of
- Motivating thoughts
- Keeping hold of the reality of the abuse - for
survivors, by survivors
- Writings by survivors -
- PTSD - Abuse
survivors commonly suffer from PTSD (Post Traumatic
Stress Disorder). A look at what it is and what the
- Contacts -
Various helpful points of contact, including advocacy
groups, lawyers and therapists.
Section 3 - Information about survivors
and abuse issues
- Who we are - A
look at survivors - the things they think and feel
- Forgiveness -
Misconceptions about forgiveness, and why an apology is
- Literary references -
References to clergy abuse in literature from 120AD to now, demonstrating
that the problem is not a new phenomenon or a result of post-modern
- Protect - How
should we protect our children?
- Arguments and assumptions - An
attempt to explain why we do what we do, and why keeping
silent isn't the best thing for us or the church.
- Donations - what happens to
your donations to the church? Have you ever thought about
whether you approve of what they spend your money on?
- Our Governor-General - did he
act appropriately? do you still respect him? should he
- Royal Commission into clergy
sexual abuse - do we need one? what should the terms of
Section 4 - Information about the
- Protocols -
What they do and don't, should and shouldn't, contain.
Protocols on the site so far are: Presbyterian,
Catholic (Towards Healing),
Uniting, Mormon, Jehovah's
Baptist. Waiting for permission to include are:
- Denominational structures; how each denomination
functions, and who deals with clergy abuse complaints - PROPOSED
Section 5 - General information
- Statistics -
Statistics on clergy sexual abuse, from Australia and
round the world
- Hypocrites - the publication of the Eros
Foundation, ©2000. Reprinted with permission.
- News and Laws -
Worldwide news and new laws relating to clergy sexual
- Books - A list of
books about clergy sexual abuse, post-abuse issues of
spirituality and other related topics.
- Links - Links to
other clergy abuse related sites, online support groups, general sexual abuse
links, links for partners/supporters, health and
psychological issues plus more.
- Perpetrator list
- A list of Australian clergy sexual offenders
- Discredited church hierarchy - A list of
bishops, archbishops and cardinals around the world who have resigned or
been stood down as a result of allegations either directly against them or
of mishandling allegations submitted to them.