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“NSW abuse inquiry hears Catholic Church official was willing to risk breaking the law by not reporting child sexual abuse allegations” with VIDEO & related articles

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Video: Inquiry told senior clergy knew of paedophile priest (7.30) ABC News (Australia) 24 July 2013 By Dan Cox Photo: Catholic priest Brian Lucas arrives at the inquiry into Catholic clergy child abuse in Newcastle. (ABC News) A senior Catholic … Continue reading

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Random thoughts

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I have a few thoughts rumbling about re the manner in which the Church deals, or fails to deal, with clerical sexual molesters. I really got thinking about this when, a few days ago, I posted the following: 06 June … Continue reading

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Victims outraged clergy can give evidence in private.

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ABC News (Australia) 11 June 2013 Eliza Harvey Victims support groups are outraged that senior members of the Catholic Church will be able to give evidence in private to the New South Wales Special Commission of Inquiry into sexual abuse … Continue reading

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“Grant denies reference to ‘Catholic mafia'” & related article

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The Sydney Morning Herald May 9, 2013 Jason Gordon At the inquiry: Troy Grant speaks to the media. Photo: Darren Pateman A former police officer and current state MP, Troy Grant, told a special commission of inquiry into the handling … Continue reading

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Four paedophiles in same parish an accident of history, Christian Brothers tell parliamentary inquiry ” & related articles

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The Australian May 03, 2013 11:43AM by: Erin Marie From: Herald Sun Brother Julian McDonald answers questions at the inquiry. Picture: Jon Hargest Source: Herald Sun A CATHOLIC order at the centre of Victoria’s child abuse inquiry says the existence … Continue reading

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“Paedophile priests advised never to admit guilt to limit payouts, Catholic church insurer says” & other related articles

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The Herald Sun May 01, 2013 12:01AM by: Annika Smethurst PAEDOPHILE priests were advised never to admit guilt as a way of limiting payouts to victims, the Catholic Church’s insurer has said. Catholic Church Insurance has paid out about $30 … Continue reading

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“Abuse victim won $450,000 payout” & related articles

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The Age (Victoria, Austrlia) April 30, 2013 Barney Zwartz Religion editor, The Age. Chrissie and Anthony Foster. Photo: Justin McManus Child rape victim Emma Foster received $450,000 compensation from the Catholic Church when the church limit was $50,000 because she … Continue reading

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“Catholic orders deny protecting pedophiles” & related articles

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The Sydney Morning Herald April 29, 2013 – 7:22PM Patrick Caruana and Daniel Fogarty AAP Two Catholic orders have denied colluding to protect pedophile members of the clergy, but say they accept some responsibility for the crimes committed. One in … Continue reading

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Pa. judge defends church aide’s trial, conviction

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Pa. judge defends church aide’s trial, conviction A judge is defending her decisions in the trial of the first Catholic Church official in the United States to be charged and convicted in the cover-up of the priest abuse scandal. The … Continue reading

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“Pope Francis: U.S. was ‘stupid’ for shuffling around pedophile priests instead of firing them” & related articles

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As a cardinal, Bergoglio said he favored church trials and firings. Says ‘zero tolerance’ is the only way to go. The New York Daily News Published: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 2:41 PM By Ginger Adams Otis / NEW YORK DAILY … Continue reading

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