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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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Study identifies 16 child sex abuse rings in Victorian Catholic Church

Muytjens Clergy Dark Networks  Title: Study identifies 16 child sex abuse rings in Victorian Catholic Church Author: Debbie Cuthbertson  Publisher: The Age  Date: 23FEB2020   A three-year research project into paedophile Catholic clerics in Victoria has identified 16 child sex abuse networks operating over six decades involving 99 priests and Christian Brothers.The investigation found that

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Canon Law

Report of Dr Rodger Joseph Austin JCD STL in the Matter of John Andrew Ellis v His Eminence Cardinal George Pell & The Trustees of The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney & ORS

John Ellis George Pell Author: Dr Rodger Austin JCD STL Publication: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Date: 05SEP2005 Author of this Report I, the undersigned, Rodger Joseph Austin, am the author of this Report. I was born on 13 August 1939. I am a canon or church lawyer. I obtained a

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Kieran Tapsell

The Catholic Church and Child Sexual Abuse: It’s Time To Come Clean

Tapsell Child Sexual Abuse Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: CatholicsForRenewal.org Date: 20OCT2014 Historically, the Church’s canon law for 1500 years reflected a serious and consistent attitude to child sexual abuse. It was always a sin, but by the 4th century the Church started to regard it as a crime punishable in this life. The first Church

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Child Sexual Abuse

Submission to Protecting Victoria’s Vulnerable Children Inquiry

Author: Vicar General Catholic Archdiocese Melbourne Publication: Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne Date: 23AUG2011 5.9 We also believe that clergy need to be legislated as mandatory reporters of child abuse. (T100/32)It is implicit in this request that it be an obligation for priests to violate the “sacramental seal” of the confession. The suggestion is that requiring

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Child Sexual Abuse

Protecting Victoria’s Vulnerable Children Inquiry

Author: The Honourable Philip Cummins (Chair) Publication: Victorian Parliament Report Date: 27Jan2012 Protecting Victoria’s vulnerable children. The Panel delivered the Report to the Minister for Community Services on 27January 2012. The Report was tabled by the Minister for Community Services in Parliament on 28 February 2012. The Report is now available to the public. It

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Child Sexual Abuse

RMIT University: Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: an interpretive review of literature and public inquiry reports

Child Abuse Catholic Church Author: Desmond Cahill and Peter Wilkinson Publication: Centre for Global Research School of Global, Urban and Social Studies RMIT UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE via Bishop Accountability Org website Date: Aug2017 1. CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH: GUIDING QUESTIONS AND RESEARCH STRATEGY The scandal and tragedy of child sexual abuse within the

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Final Reports and Publications

The Age of Inquiry: A global mapping of institutional abuse inquiries

Global mapping institutional abuse Title: The Age of Inquiry: A global mapping of institutional abuse inquiries Author: Wright, K., Swain, S. and Skold, J. Publication: Melbourne: La Trobe University Date: 2017 INQUIRY: Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and other Non-government Organisations (Betrayal of Trust) Alternative Names: Betrayal of Trust Website: http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/fcdc/inquiry/340 Inquiry

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Canon Law

Victorian Parliament Child Abuse Inquiry: Submission to inquiry into process by which religious and other non-government organisations respond to the criminal abuse of children by personnel within their organisations

Victorian Parliament Inquiry Title: Submission To Inquiry Into Processes By Which Religious and Other Non-Government Organisations Respond To the Criminal Abuse Of Children By Personnel Within Their Organisations Author: Noel Gregory Publisher: Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry website Date: 2012? General Comments At the outset, I should indicate that I am a ‘practising’ Catholic, i.e. I attend

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Popes ordered silence, former judge Kieran Tapsell claims in book

Popes ordered silence Title: Popes ordered silence, former judge Kieran Tapsell claims in book Author: Joanne McCarthy Publication: Newcastle Herald Date: 09JUN2014 A FORMER NSW judge who studied to be a priest with a future notorious Hunter child sex offender has launched a devastating critique of the Catholic Church’s six popes, including two new saints, who

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