Moral matters

Last night’s edition of the Moral Maze on BBC Radio 4 considered some of the difficult moral issues which arise in connection with allegations of historical sexual abuse, including where the accused is dead. Peter Hitchins, who has commented and spoken widely on the case of Bishop George Bell, contributed along with others including Barbara Hewson, known for her previous public comments about matters relating to historical allegations and a somewhat controversial suggestion of a reduction in the age of consent to age 13. Continue reading