Tag Archives: duty to report

“Catholic Archbishop Philip Wilson seeks to have charge of hiding child sex abuse thrown out” & related article

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ABC News  Australia 18 May 2017 By court reporter Karl Hoerr Photo: Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson has lost two previous appeals to stop the case. (AAP: David Mariuz) Lawyers for Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson, accused of … Continue reading

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“Prominent French priest and Vatican adviser accused in sex scandal” & related articles

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RNS   Religion News ServiceMay 20, 2016 By David Gibson and Tom Heneghan Photo courtesy of By Peter Potrowl, via Wikimedia Commons Monsignor Tony Anatrella during a conference in Lille (Nord, France). (RNS) For years, seminaries and monasteries around France sent students … Continue reading

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Abuse case against Lyon priest can go ahead, appeals court rules

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The Tablet 13 June 2016 by Tom Heneghan Cardinal Philippe Barbarin’s decision not to report him to the authorities should play a central role The appeals court in Lyon has ruled that sexual abuse allegations against a French priest are … Continue reading

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“French Cardinal Questioned in Priest Sex Abuse Cases” & related articles

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ABC NewsAssociated Press PARIS — Jun 8, 2016, 8:18 AM ET French investigators questioned a prominent cardinal Wednesday about alleged failures to report on suspected pedophilia by a priest under his watch, in the highest-profile church abuse investigation in France … Continue reading

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Re duty to report

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Today, Tuesday 24 May 2016 is the start of Father Linus Bastien’s  three-day fitness hearing : 24 -26May 2016: 10 am, fitness hearing set for three days,  Windsor Superior Court of Justice (245 Windsor Avenue) I encourage those who can … Continue reading

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St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson Claims He Wasn’t Sure Whether Sex Abuse Was A Crime

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch  10 April 2015 Posted: 06/10/2014 12:22 pm EDT Updated: 06/10/2014 12:59 pm EDT  By Lilly Fowler (RNS) Archbishop Robert J. Carlson claimed to be uncertain that he knew sexual abuse of a child by a priest constituted … Continue reading

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“O’Callaghan QC tells Royal Commission he doesn’t report priest abuse claims to police” & related articles

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ABC News (Australia) Updated 19 Aug 2014, 7:16pmTue 19 Aug 2014, 7:16pm The QC who investigates abuse complaints against priests for the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne has told the child sex abuse Royal Commission he has never reported allegations to … Continue reading

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Failure to report child sex abuse in Victoria punishable by three years’ jail

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Premier Denis Napthine says there will be ‘no more cover-ups, no more hiding, no more sweeping these things under the carpet’ theguardian.com Tuesday 25 March 2014 09.16 GMT Australian Associated Press Victoria premier Denis Napthine said priests hearing of abuse … Continue reading

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“Catholic school principal opted to protect Bishop rather than tell police of sexual abuse allegations” & related article & VIDEO

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The Courier-Mail February 19, 2014 12:00AM Michael Madigan THIS Catholic school principal did not refer serious allegations of sexual abuse in his school to police because he believed “the Bishop must not be compromised”. Terence Michael Hayes, principal when teacher … Continue reading

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“Secret files detail alleged priest abuse” & related article

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by: DAN BOX From: The Australian August 29, 2013 12:00AM CONFIDENTIAL files held by the Archdiocese of Sydney detail dozens of meetings in which two of the country’s most senior serving Catholic clerics convinced pedophile priests to quietly resign, an … Continue reading

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