Tag: Gerald Ridsdale

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News

Survivors abused by ‘sadistic’ priest win compensation battle, but money ‘won’t change’ impact

Bryan Coffey Clergy Abuse Title: Survivors abused by ‘sadistic’ priest win compensation battle, but money ‘won’t change’ impact Author: Matt Neal Publisher: ABC News Date: 26AUG2021 Two men who were abused by a paedophile priest in regional Victoria in the 1960s have reached landmark settlement agreements with the Catholic Church. Key Points: Coffey, who died in

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Former Christian Brother Ted Bales admits to abusing another 19 children

Christian Brother Ted Bales Title: Former Christian Brother Ted Bales admits to abusing another 19 children Author: Adam Cooper Publisher: The Age Date: 11Jun2021 Convicted paedophile and former Christian Brother Ted Bales has pleaded guilty to abusing 19 children in the 1970s and 1980s, bringing to 50 his total number of confirmed victims.Bales on Friday

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‘I can move on’: $1.5 million payout to St Alipius sex abuse survivor

St Alipius Gerald Ridsdale Title: ‘I can move on’: $1.5 million payout to St Alipius sex abuse survivor Author: Henrietta Cook & Chris Vedelago Publisher: The Age Date: 10APR2021 A Victorian man who was sexually abused by Australia’s most prolific paedophile priest has reached a $1.5 million settlement with the Catholic Church, one of the

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Kieran Tapsell

Potiphar’s Wife: The Vatican’s Secret and Child Sexual Abuse

Potiphar’s Wife Kieran Tapsell Title: Potiphar’s Wife: The Vatican’s Secret and Child Sexual Abuse Podcast Host: Ed Opperman Publisher: The Opperman Report via Radio.com Date: 20FEB2021 The ‘cover-up’ of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church has been occurring under the pontificate of six popes since 1922. For 1500 years, the Catholic Church accepted that clergy

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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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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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Catholic Church’s insurance company in financial trouble over abuse payouts

Catholic Church Insurance Australia Title: Catholic Church’s insurance company in financial trouble over abuse payouts Author: Chris Vedelago Publisher: The Age Date: 22DEC2020 The Catholic Church’s private insurer spent more than $58 million paying out the victims of sexual abuse last year and the company is being forced to raise fresh capital and liquidate investments

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

Hand Washing or Social Distancing in the Time of Pell

Pope Social Distance Pell Title: Hand Washing or Social Distancing in the Time of Pell Author: Gail Freyne Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls & Irritations Date: 02NOV2020 The parish priest, Jorge Bergoglio could afford the luxury of welcoming with open arms an old colleague whom he believed to have been falsely accused of sexual abuse.

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