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George Pell

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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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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George Pell

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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Child Sexual Abuse

Paedophile Offender: Brother Stephen Farrell

Paedophile Brother Stephen Farrell Title: Paedophile Offender: Brother Stephen Farrell Publisher: Kelso Lawyers website Date: 20MAY2020 n the 1970s, St Alipius Primary School in Ballarat was a “nest of paedophiles”. The school had some of Victoria’s most prolific paedophiles on their staff. Former Brother Edward Dowlan (now Ted Bales) and the school principal, Brother Robert

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Pastoral Letter to the Catholic Community of the Archdiocese of Perth The Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB Archbishop of Perth

Seal Confession Archbishop Perth Title: Pastoral Letter to the Catholic Community of the Archdiocese of Perth The Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB Archbishop of Perth Author: The Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB Archbishop of Perth Publisher: Catholic News Date: 18 May 2020 Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, On Thursday, 28 November 2019 the McGowan

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New Australian report may help church find its way out of abuse crisis

Light From Southern Cross Title: New Australian report may help church find its way out of abuse crisis Author: Massimo Faggioli Publisher: NCROnline Date: 19MAY2020 There are signs that the Catholic Church’s response to the sexual abuse crisis is now getting at deeper, institutional questions. In particular, how local churches — parishes and dioceses —

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Silence in the Catholic church may be its weapon of self destruction

Silence Church Weapon Self-destruction Title: Opinion: Silence in the Catholic church may be its weapon of self-destruction Author: Kristina Keneally Publisher: The Guardian Date: 25 Aug 2015 Geoffrey Robinson was scathing of the Catholic church’s silence on child sexual abuse at the royal commission. It’s time for parishioners to shout from the rafters. In a

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Australian investigation alleged that Cardinal George Pell knew about abuse within the Catholic church for decades. One of the pedophile priests he allegedly helped protect has been sentenced to more jail time for his crimes.

Ridsdale Pell He Knew Title: Australian investigation alleged that Cardinal George Pell knew about abuse within the Catholic church for decades. One of the pedophile priests he allegedly helped protect has been sentenced to more jail time for his crimes. Author: Rosie Perper Publisher: Business Insider Australia Date: 15MAY2020 An 85-year-old priest from Victoria, Australia, has

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
George Pell

Editorial: Cardinal truths

Cardinal Truths Saturday Paper Title: Editorial: Cardinal truths Author: Editor Edition No: 300 Publisher: The Saturday Paper Date: May 9-15, 2020 He knew. When he walked into Melbourne Magistrates’ Court in 1993 beside Gerald Ridsdale, a man facing dozens of counts of indecent assault against boys, George Pell knew the priest had been abusing children in

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