Tag: Cardinal George Pell

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Christian pastor Bob Cotton’s call to increase penalties for covering up child sex abuse

Christian pastor Bob Cotton Title: Christian pastor Bob Cotton’s call to increase penalties for covering up child sex abuse Author: Sage Swinton Publisher: Newcastle Herald Date: 06FEB2021 When Maitland Pastor Bob Cotton’s hard-fought push to increase penalties for concealing child sex abuse became a reality, he thought things would change. He thought the NSW government

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Catholic Church paedophile networks to be mapped ‘like organised crime’ by academics

Catholic Church Paedophile Networks Title: Catholic Church paedophile networks to be mapped ‘like organised crime’ by academics Author: Giselle Wakatama Publisher: ABC News Newcastle Date: 05FEB2021 A “mafia-like” code of silence among “dark networks” within the Catholic Church has begun to emerge from a world-first project mapping clerical paedophile networks, says an academic behind the

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Australian police say no criminal misconduct in Vatican funds transfer

AUSTRAC Pell Becciu Vatican Title: Australian police say no criminal misconduct in Vatican funds transfer Reporting: Renju Jose Editing: Himani Sarkar & Michael Perry Publisher: Reuters Date: 02FEB2021 SYDNEY (Reuters) -There was no evidence of criminal misconduct in the transfer of an estimated to A$9.5 million ($7.23 million) from the Vatican to Australia between 2014

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Conspiracy claims made against Age before Pell story published, court told

George Pell Guilty Verdict Title: Conspiracy claims made against Age before Pell story published, court told Author: Adam Cooper Publisher: The Age Date: 28JAN2021 Claims by some readers that The Age was part of a conspiracy protecting the Catholic Church and George Pell were a factor in the newspaper’s decision to publish its initial article about

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Opinion

THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat

Kevin Carson Police Medal Title: THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat Author: Louise Milligan Publisher: Twitter Date: 26JAN2021 THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat, who tirelessly investigated the scourge of clergy abuse in his community & terrible suicide toll, today receives an Australian Police Medal. I can think of no-one more

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AUSTRAC claimed the Vatican wired $2.3 billion to Australia. The true figure was $9.5 million

AUSTRAC Vatican Software Bungle Title: AUSTRAC claimed the Vatican wired $2.3 billion to Australia. The true figure was $9.5 million Author: Bevan Shields Publisher:  The Sydney Morning Herald Date: 14JAN2021 London: The financial crime watchdog has issued a grovelling apology after accidentally telling Parliament that the Vatican transferred $2.3 billion to Australia over seven years

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The Mystery of the Vatican – Australia money pipeline

Vatican Australia Money Transfers Title: The Mystery of the Vatican – Australia money pipeline Author: JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 09JAN2021 What we know, and what we don’t. A Pillar Explainer. An Australian newspaper called The Australian reported last month that since 2014, billions of dollars have been transferred from the Vatican to bank

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Is Money Laundering the Reason for Unexplained Funds Transfer from the Vatican to Australia?

Vatican Money Laundering AUSTRAC Title: Is Money Laundering the Reason for Unexplained Funds Transfer from the Vatican to Australia? Author: Edward Pentin Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 08JAN2021 Senior Vatican officials tell the Register they are continuing to investigate reports that $1.8 billion was wired between 2014 and 2020, but what happened and why remains

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Australian agency reviewing data on Vatican money transfers

AUSTRAC Vatican Money Transfers Title: Australian agency reviewing data on Vatican money transfers Author: Nicole Winfield with contribution from Rod McGuirk Publisher: ABCNews/Associated Press Date: 07JAN2021 Australia’s financial intelligence agency says it’s reviewing its data after questions were raised about its report that $1.8 billion was transferred from the Vatican to Australia over six years.

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