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“Christian Brothers ‘will disappear from Australia’ because of ageing membership” & related articles

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The Catholic order’s youngest brother is in his 50s, royal commission told, as leader defends legal action The Guardian Australian Associated Press Wednesday 22 February 2017 08.41 GMT 22 February 2017 The Brothers spent $1.5m defending the convicted abuser Robert Best, … Continue reading

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“4,444 victims: extent of abuse in Catholic church in Australia revealed” & related articles

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The Guardian (Australia) Monday 6 February 2017 00.16 GMT Last modified on Monday 6 February 2017 13.42 GMT Christopher Knaus @knausc 37% of all private sessions royal commission held with survivors related to the Catholic church The average age of alleged victims … Continue reading

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Here is the shocking opening address to the royal commission about child abuse in the Catholic church

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Sky News (skynews.com.au) Feb 6, 2017, 1:34 PM Simon Thomsen Senior counsel assisting Gail Furness SC addresses the royal commission. Source: screenshot The royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse opened its first hearings for 2017 in Sydney … Continue reading

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Brother put Jaws 2 line in child sex email

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The Western Australian By Rebekah Ison – AAP on September 7, 2016, 5:07 pm A Marist Brother (L) says he has no recollection of numerous victims telling him about being abused. When a senior Marist Brother emailed a lawyer about … Continue reading

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“Marist Brothers looked for abuse evidence after teen’s death, royal commission told” & related articles

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 ABC Newcastle 06 September 2016 By David Marchese   Photo: Andrew Nash, a Marist Brothers student, died in his bedroom in 1974. (Supplied) The mother of a Newcastle teenager who killed himself more than 40 years ago has told the … Continue reading

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