La Salle has reported this Saturday that he has received in recent hours, coinciding with the public demonstrations of the writer Alejandro Palomas, three new denunciations for sexual abuse that would have occurred in the 70-80s. Two of them would have been registered in Galicia and the third, in Castile and León.
In a statement, the salle requires that the cases would have prescribed from a legal point of view and would affect three religious of the congregation.
According to transfers, the institution has immediately launched its internal procedure, in line with the steps given in relation to the case of the writer and other previous ones in recent years. La Salle will begin to gather information and interview members from the educational community at that time.
La Salle claims that "complies with its double legal and moral commitment" with the victims of these abuse, in line with the canonical procedure promoted by Pope Francis last year, "while maintaining respect for the presumption of innocence recognized in The legislation, but showing clearly and expresses his request for forgiveness to victims for the pain suffered. "
He adds that the objective of this procedure is always "to try to completely clarify the facts" and ensure "maximum transparency and speed in the investigation of these cases", seeking "the direct testimony of the victim and full identification of the Acts of the facts ", who sees" deleznables "and that" tighten against the most important rights of people and, especially, of childhood ".
The Salle tells that it currently has an advanced protocol of 'zero tolerance' (known as 'protocol in situations of risk due to abuse or abuse of minors') and an 'ethics code'. Both procedures seek - he says - "Create a safe environment, ensuring the protection of students in any activity currently performing under the tutelage of their centers."
In recent years, the Reservicated Institution has already transferred different complaints that have been admitted to process by the national audience.
Likewise, it defends that it has been in criminal proceedings as a popular accusation, some of which "have ended up in long jail sentences," being the most recent cases that of a teacher of the Wonders of Madrid in 2017 or that of a center of Welcome in Kenya in 2021.Date Of Update: 05 February 2022, 14:37