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Legal payout brings hope for other victims of paedophile priest

Kevin O’Donnell Paedophile Priest Title: Legal payout brings hope for other victims of paedophile priest Author: Adam Cooper Publisher: The Age Date: 26JUL2021 As the first of Kevin O’Donnell’s victims to report the paedophile priest to police, he paved a courageous path for other abuse survivors to follow. Now, he hopes the $1.375 million he

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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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Defrocked US priest revered in East Timor accused of abuse

East Timor Richard Daschbach Title: Defrocked US priest revered in East Timor accused of abuse Authors:  Margie Mason & Robin McDowell Contributor: Raimundos Oki Publisher: Associated Press Date:  08APR2021 It was the same every night. A list of names was posted on the Rev. Richard Daschbach’s bedroom door. The child at the top of the roster

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Child Sexual Abuse

Timor-Leste: Political leadership, patriarchal relationships, and the paedophile priest

Timor Leste Paedophile Priest Title: Timor-Leste: Political leadership, patriarchal relationships, and the paedophile priest Author: Sara Niner Publisher: Lens.Monash.Edu Date: 26FEB2021 Xanana Gusmao’s recent contrived jovial participation in the birthday celebrations of “self-professed” paedophile and defrocked foreign priest Richard Daschach has shocked many of his supporters, not least his Australian former wife and three Timorese-Australian sons

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Poland’s Catholic church accused of failing to take action against paedophile priest for 25 years

Andrzej Dymer Paedophile Priest Title: Poland’s Catholic church accused of failing to take action against paedophile priest for 25 years Author: Maria Wilczek Publisher: Notes from Poland Date: 16FEB2021 The Catholic church in Poland has been accused of failing to take decisive action against an accused paedophile priest for 25 years after first being made

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The McCarrick of Wyoming

Bishop Joseph Hart Abuse Title: The McCarrick of Wyoming Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 10FEB2021 This is the second of the two posts I promised, proving that the current ecclesiastical hierarchy continues to operate according to this long-debunked, wrong-headed principle: Sexual abuse is a shameful private matter that should be

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Catholic Church makes record payout in child sex abuse case

Bertram Adderley Clergy Abuse Title: Catholic Church makes record payout in child sex abuse case Author: Heather McNeill Publisher: The Age Date: 21JAN2021 The Catholic Church has made what is believed to be its highest ever payout to a victim of sexual abuse after church lawyers forced a 52-year-old man to give harrowing evidence in

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