Sarah Pidgeon-Walton offers a theological response to issues arising from the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care in relation to child sexual abuse.
Thursday 21 July 7pm-8pm
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In this Virtual Theology Chat , Sarah focuses on the case of Ms T and her deceased sister Ms S (names have been further anonymised from the pseudonyms provided by the Royal Commission). She describes the alleged abuse and neglect they suffered while under the care of Anglican Social Services in Aotearoa New Zealand and other parties. She also foregrounds the oftentimes discrimination against children in relation to credibility in respect of disclosures of abuse (epistemic injustice). In doing so she discusses the multiple barriers to disclosure that Ms T, on behalf of herself and Ms S, reports they experienced.
In her MTheol, Rev’d Sarah Pidgeon-Walton offers a theological response to issues arising from the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care in relation to child sexual abuse.
Sarah believes it is by examining what is alleged to have happened that we can hope to respond appropriately, with justice, love, wisdom, and grace.