Maga v Trustees of the Birmingham Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church [2010] EWCA Civ 256 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Maga v Trustees of the Birmingham Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church

    Date:
    24 March 2010

    The Court of Appeal has held that it was fair and just to hold the Roman Catholic Church vicariously liable for the sexual abuse of a boy perpetrated by one of its priests. The vicarious liability arose out of the close connection between the sexual abuse and the priest’s employment.