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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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The Polding House Push and The Catholic Weekly Bugle.

Plenary Council Dumb Silence Title: The Polding House Push and The Catholic Weekly Bugle. Author: David Timbs Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 20AUG2020 Over the past year in particular, Australian Catholics have become convinced that their bishops, with some exceptions, are playing games with them in the lead up to the national Plenary

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Opinion

Endemic secrecy in the Catholic Church

Endemic secrecy Catholic Church Title: Endemic secrecy in the Catholic Church Author: Francis Sullivan Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 13AUG2020 Throughout the child sexual abuse Royal Commission the inquirers regularly asked why institutions not only tolerated child abusers but actively concealed their crimes. Secrecy was endemic in the culture of these institutions.

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Change Org Petition

Defrock Cardinal George Pell

ChangeOrg Levey Defrock Pell Title: Defrock Cardinal George Pell Author: Paul Levey Publisher: Change Org Australia Please sign and share Paul Levey’s Change Org Australia petition. Paul is asking Pope Francis to dismiss Cardinal George Pell from the clerical state. (AKA known as defrocking or laicization). Paul’s petition has received more than 50K signatures in

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Pell-mell and reform paths in Catholic media

Menadue Pell Plenary Council Title: Pell-mell and reform paths in Catholic media Author: Peter Donnan Publisher: John Menadue Pearls and Irritations blog Date: 04MAY2020 What type of underlying values were revealed by the Australian media, particularly Catholic media, in their reporting of Cardinal Pell’s successful appeal to the High Court? Clearly the case was polarising

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George Pell

Cardinal Pell’s release stokes concerns about Australia’s plenary council

Plenary Council George Pell Title: Cardinal Pell’s release stokes concerns about Australia’s plenary council Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Online Date: 01MAY2020 A number of influential Catholic figures across Australia are expressing concern that the divisive atmosphere stoked by the recent quashing of Cardinal George Pell’s sexual abuse convictions could frustrate hopes

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Canon Law

Kieran Tapsell. Canon Law and the Truth, Justice and Healing Council

Kieran Tapsell. Canon Law Title: Canon Law and the Truth, Justice and Healing Council Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 16JUN2014 “Francis Sullivan, CEO of the Truth Justice and Healing Council said it appears clear that canonical issues have struggled to keep pace with the realities of how to deal

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