These victims also contacted the newly-formed Broken Rites.This photo demonstrates why Broken Rites was needed.
A person who has extremely frequent or a suddenly increased sex drive may be experiencing hypersexuality, while the opposite condition is hyposexuality.
A person may have a desire for sex, but not have the opportunity to act on that desire, or may on personal, moral or religious reasons refrain from acting on the urge.
This can force the church to acknowledge the harm that has been done to the victim's life (including harm done by the church’s tradition of cover-up). Sometimes this action can force the church to give a written apology to the victim.
Perhaps, the church might even offer to reach a private settlement with the victim, as the church often regards this as a cheap way of protecting the church's public image and its assets.
For example, Broken Rites has shown how the church shielded the criminal priest Father Gerald Ridsdale for 32 years without reporting his crimes to the police.
Finally, in 1993, some Father Ridsdale victims contacted the police.
(not a complete list) of Broken Rites cases involving Catholic clergy and religious Brothers in Australia.
This page is confined to Broken Rites cases - that is, cases in which victims have been supported by Broken Rites.
This list is confined to cases in which victims were supported by For civil out-of-court cases, see Section B, below.
And Sections A and B are confined to priests and religious brothers (including trainees).
Multiple factors affect human sex drive, including stress, illness, pregnancy, and others.