Francis Sullivan Clergy Abuse Title: Honour recognises Royal Commission role and a lifelong fight for the vulnerable Author: Genevieve Jacobs Publisher: The Riot-ACT Date: 10JUN2020 For years, as the horror of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse unfolded in the news and on our television screens, a familiar Canberra face also appeared.
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Seal Confession Unsealed LAW Title: New laws to better support victims of child sexual abuse Author: Press Release Publisher: ACT Government Date: 02JUL2020 New laws introduced today in the ACT Legislative Assembly change the way that evidence laws operate to support access to justice for victims of child sexual abuse. Specifically, these changes ensure that information
Catholics Want Reform Title: Catholics want reform Author: Peter Johnstone Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 30JUN2020 Catholics are rising up and accepting responsibility for renewing their Church. Catholics across Australia and New Zealand have met via Zoom to support the growing movement for reform of the Catholic Church. Representatives of 17 reform groups
Abuse Redress Scheme Morrison Title: Morrison threatens charity status of organisations refusing to join abuse redress scheme Author: Fergus Hunter Publisher: The Age Date: 29JUN2020 Prime Minister Scott Morrison has threatened the charity status and government funding of organisations that refuse to sign up to the child sexual abuse redress scheme by the Tuesday deadline.
Why JobKeeper Catholic Church? Title: Why, in God’s name, is the Catholic Church getting JobKeeper? Author: Michael Bradley Publisher: Crikey Date: 19JUN2020 The Catholic Church has an asset base estimated to be worth more than $30 billion in Australia alone. Even if it’s legal for them to access JobKeeper, how is it ethical? I do occasionally
Who Leaked Report Motive? Title: Australia’s senior cleric says report calling for Church governance by lay women will be amended Author: Paul Smeaton Publisher: Life Site Date: 18JUN2020 AUSTRALIA, June 18, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Australia’s senior Catholic cleric has said that a recently released report commissioned by the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ACBC) which calls for
Plenary Broken Promises Australia Title: A Plenary of Broken Promises? Author: Gail Freyne Publisher: John Menadue-Pearls & Irritations Date: 17JUN2020 When the people in the pews get so restless that evidence of deceptive dealing at the top of the Catholic Church in Australia starts falling off the back of trucks these same leaders should know
Australian Bishops “Interim” Report Title: Australian Bishops urge further consultation on leaked governance report Author: Vatican News Publisher: Vatican News Date: 15JUN2020 Archbishop Mark Coleridge issues a statement regarding a leaked report on Church governance in Australia, and calls for further consultation before the final version can be released. The President of the Australian Catholic Bishops’
Australian Catholic Bishops Governance Title: Final version of governance report to be published by mid-August Author: ACBC Media Blog staff Publisher: Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Media Blog Date: 14JUN2020 The final version of a report into diocesan and parish governance will be published after a series of amendments and clarifications have been made, likely by
Catholic Church Australia Fails Title: FRANCIS SULLIVAN The Light From the Southern Cross. A Report on Catholic Church Governance Author: John Menadue & Francis Sullivan Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls & Irritations Date: 11JUN2020 The Church culture of the past is still the culture we have today. And that is fundamentally what the Implementation Advisory