Tag: Pell

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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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George Pell

Australia’s Holy See ambassador under fire for saying she wants to change ‘narrative’ away from George Pell

Sack Vatican Ambassador Porro Title: Australia’s Holy See ambassador under fire for saying she wants to change ‘narrative’ away from George Pell Author: Christopher Knaus Publisher: The Guardian Date: 29May2021 The new ambassador to the Holy See told a Catholic publication that her aim was to change the Vatican’s “narrative” about Australia away from the

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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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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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