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
Light Southern Cross Secret Title: Media Release: Historic report withheld – Australian Bishops regress to ‘business as usual’ Author: Dr Peter Wilkinson and Publisher: Catholics For Renewal Date: 23MAY2020 A new ‘historic’, ‘substantial’, and ‘comprehensive’ report on Catholic Church governance The Light of the Southern Cross was handed to the Australian bishops on 4th May 2020.
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
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
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
Ridsdale Likely Die Custody Title: More jail time means Gerald Ridsdale is ‘likely to die in custody’ Author: Tammy Mills Publisher: The Age Date: 14MAY2020 Australia’s most prolific paedophile priest, Gerald Ridsdale, is likely to die in prison after having his jail time increased again following another sentence for sexually abusing boys. Ridsdale, due to
America Inside Vatican Pell Title: Podcast: Will the Royal Commission’s investigation bring any consequences for CardinalPell? Author: Colleen Dulle Podcast: Colleen Dulle and Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America (Magazine Media) Date: 13MAY2020 On this week’s episode of the “Inside the Vatican” podcast, Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell and I discuss the Australian Royal Commission’s findings that Cardinal
Doyle Searson Pell Untruthful Title: Monsignor denies George Pell kept in dark about alleged paedophile Peter Searson Author: James Hancock Publisher: ABC News Date: 27APR2016 A former director of Catholic Education Melbourne has firmly denied claims by Cardinal George Pell that management deceived him about the actions of accused paedophile priest Peter Searson. Key points:
Pope Francis Defrock Pell Title: Clergy abuse survivor draws support for petition to defrock Pell Author: Matt Neal Publisher: ABC News Date: 11MAY2020 A petition started by a clergy abuse survivor has received more than 30,000 signatures supporting his call for Cardinal George Pell to be defrocked. Key points: Clergy abuse survivor Paul Levey has
Pell Legacy Shame Failure Title: OPINION Cardinal Pell: a legacy of shame and failure Author: Barney Zwartz Publisher: The Age Date: 08MAY2020 It may be possible – remotely – as Cardinal George Pell claims, that he did not know about the crimes of paedophile Gerald Ridsdale until much later than the Royal Commission into Institutional