Tag: George Pell

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Honour recognises Royal Commission role and a lifelong fight for the vulnerable

Francis Sullivan Clergy Abuse Title: Honour recognises Royal Commission role and a lifelong fight for the vulnerable Author: Genevieve Jacobs Publisher: The Riot-ACT Date: 10JUN2020 For years, as the horror of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse unfolded in the news and on our television screens, a familiar Canberra face also appeared.

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Why, in God’s name, is the Catholic Church getting JobKeeper?

Why JobKeeper Catholic Church? Title: Why, in God’s name, is the Catholic Church getting JobKeeper? Author: Michael Bradley Publisher: Crikey Date: 19JUN2020 The Catholic Church has an asset base estimated to be worth more than $30 billion in Australia alone. Even if it’s legal for them to access JobKeeper, how is it ethical? I do occasionally

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George Pell Prison Life Title: Cardinal talks of ordeal to students Author: Staff Writers Publisher: The Catholic Weekly Date: 15JUN2020 Christianity “helped me to survive” says Cardinal Pell Cardinal George Pell has urged university students from across Australia to reflect on the Christian teaching on suffering, offering advice for those experiencing what he called “moments

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Inside stories: Lawyers on the trials of the Pell case

Law Institute Victoria Pell Title: Inside stories: Lawyers on the trials of the Pell case Author: Karin Derkley Publisher: Law Institute Victoria website Date: 01JUN2020 In a sexual abuse case that has polarised opinion, for the solicitors working on both sides it has been business as usual. When the High Court announced on 7 April that

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Former principal who warned of dangerous priest to sue Catholic church

Sleeman Catholic Evil Searson Title: Former principal who warned of dangerous priest to sue Catholic church Author: Adam Cooper Publisher: The Sydney Morning Herald Date: 29MAY2020 If not for a principal’s principles, Graeme Sleeman could have avoided 25 years of emotional and financial hardship. “That’s the thing that sticks in my neck the most,” the

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Australia’s bishops seeking ‘whole-of-Church’ approach for child protection

Archbishop Mark Child Protection Title: Australia’s bishops seeking ‘whole-of-Church’ approach for child protection Author: Christopher White Publisher: Crux Date: 28MAY2020 Plans are moving forward for the establishment of a national system for child protection within the Australian Catholic Church, according to a report following the meeting of the country’s Catholic bishops earlier this month. The

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A year later: An Evangelical commentary on the abuse summit in the Vatican

Thomas Schirrmacher Abuse Summit Title: A year later: An Evangelical commentary on the abuse summit in the Vatican Author: Thomas Schirrmacher Publisher: Thomas Schirrmacher website Date: 26MAY2020 I had not been a pastor for a year when the children of someone in charge of our denomination told me they were regularly abused. Inexperienced as I

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PETER WILKINSON AND GAIL GROSSMAN FREYNE. Historic Church Governance Report locked down by Australian Bishops

Secret Weapon Mass Destruction Title: PETER WILKINSON AND GAIL GROSSMAN FREYNE. Historic Church Governance Report locked down by Australian Bishops Author: John Menadue Publisher: John Menadue—Pearls and Irritations Date: 26MAY2020 On 4 May 2020 the Project Team commissioned by the Australian bishops and religious superiors to review the Catholic Church’s governance and management structures, presented

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THE CASE OF GEORGE PELL reckoning with child sexual abuse by clergy

George Pell Melissa Davey Title: THE CASE OF GEORGE PELL reckoning with child sexual abuse by clergy Author: Melissa Davey Publisher: Scribe Publications Date: Pre-order now. Possible release date August/September 2020. Guardian Australia’s Melbourne bureau chief, Melissa Davey covered Cardinal George Pell’s evidence at the royal commission into child sexual abuses, and attended each of

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The Gift of John Paul II

Saint John Paul II Title: The Gift of John Paul II Author: Stephen P. White Publication: The Catholic Thing via Ethics and Public Policy Center. Date: 14MAY2020 Next Monday, May 18, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Karol Wojtyła. Pope Francis will mark the occasion by celebrating Mass at the saint’s tomb in St.

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