One abuse victim’s account offers an instructive take on attitudes to paedophilia
Topic: Jimmy Savile
The BBC was blinded by his celebrity status. But its problems with group-think are shared by many institutions
The crimes of Jimmy Savile raise some difficult questions
When Jimmy Savile died, I reproached his obituarists for their cover-up of his faith. Now I have to ask: what was he thinking of during daily Mass?
Was he simply torn between good and evil? Or was it worse: did he do good so that evil might come of it?
It is very hard for us to acknowledge the evil that lies plainly before our eyes
Jimmy Savile’s obituaries mentioned his charity work: but why the conspiracy of silence about his faith?
Was this a sign of English hostility to the Catholic religion?