Tag: 23AUG2011

Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Child Sexual Abuse

Submission to Protecting Victoria’s Vulnerable Children Inquiry

Author: Vicar General Catholic Archdiocese Melbourne Publication: Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne Date: 23AUG2011 5.9 We also believe that clergy need to be legislated as mandatory reporters of child abuse. (T100/32)It is implicit in this request that it be an obligation for priests to violate the “sacramental seal” of the confession. The suggestion is that requiring

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