Tag: Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

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Queensland Bishop Michael McCarthy says priests will not break seal of confession to report sex abuse, despite new law

Priests Will Break Law Title: Queensland Bishop Michael McCarthy says priests will not break seal of confession to report sex abuse, despite new law Authors: Jemima Burt and Paul Culliver Publisher: ABC News Date: 12SEP2020 A Queensland bishop says priests in his diocese will not break the “seal of confession” and report known or suspected cases of

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For Australia, child protection outweighs religious freedom, ambassador says

ChildProtection Outweighs Religious Freedom Title: For Australia, child protection outweighs religious freedom, ambassador says Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 11SEP2020 ROME – Australia’s new ambassador to the Holy See has said that when it comes to nuanced issues such as religious freedom in the country’s fight for child protection, her government’s evaluation would

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Holy See response to Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission: another example of clericalist obstinance

Holy See clericalist obstinance Title: Holy See response to Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission: another example of clericalist obstinance Author: Des Cahill and Peter Wilkinson Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 10SEP2020 It is almost three years since the Royal Commission inquiring into child sexual abuse recommended that the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

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The Altar Boys

Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price

RIP Father Glen Walsh Title: Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price Author: Chris Geraghty Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 09SEP2020 The revelations never end about priests and brothers, of monsignors and bishops with their secret sexual lives, masturbating, buggerizing, sodomizing and raping boys and girls – protected by an amoral hierarchy

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Opinion

Fr Frank’s Homily – 6 September 2020

Brennan Will Break Law Title: Fr Frank’s Homily – 6 September 2020 Author: Fr Frank Brennan SJ Publisher: Catholic Outlook Date: 06SEP2020 Today is Father’s Day. We salute all fathers, living and deceased. Even the best of fathers acknowledge that no father is perfect. Today we thank God for those of our fathers who embody

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Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: The Unforeseen Warrior Woman: An Unexpected Story

Review Unforeseen Warrior Woman Title: BOOK REVIEW: The Unforeseen Warrior Woman: An Unexpected Story Review Author: Stacey Eliopoulos Publisher: Independent Australia Date: 06 SEP2020 A new book exploring hardships faced by women 70 years after the arrival of the first convicts is both shocking and inspiring, writes Stacey Eliopoulos. THREE GENERATIONS of women show remarkable

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Vatican tells Australian Church that seal of confession not up for debate

Seal Confession Abuse GreenLight Title: Vatican tells Australian Church that seal of confession not up for debate Author: Charles Collins Publisher: Crux Date: 05SEP2020 Although reaffirming the principle that the seal of confession can never be violated, the Vatican has told Church leaders in Australia that victims of sexual abuse should be encouraged to report

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Holy See Offers observations on Royal Commission recommendations

Vatican Response Royal Commission Title: Holy See Offers observations on Royal Commission recommendations Author: ACBC Staff Publisher: The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Media Blog Date: 04SEP2020 The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has provided the Holy See’s observations on 12 recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to the Australian Government.The Royal

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The Altar Boys

Recording: Truth-telling with Suzanne Smith and David Marr

Truth Smith Marr Oxley Title: Recording: Truth-telling with Suzanne Smith and David Marr Byline: Laura Oxley, External Communication Officer, Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion Publisher: UTS Date: 01SEP2020 “Children with everything to live for. A community betrayed. A whistleblower priest who paid the ultimate price.” The Altar Boys is the debut book by multi-award winning

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