Politics & Society News
Rod McGuirk - Associated PressJuly 19, 2018
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said two weeks ago that Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson should have resigned when he was convicted in May of failing to report to police the repeated abuse of two altar boys by a pedophile priest in the Hunter Valley region north of Sydney during the 1970s.
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Rod McGuirk - Associated PressJuly 05, 2018
The most senior Roman Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse said Wednesday that he would appeal the verdict and resist public pressure to resign as archbishop of an Australian city.
Politics & Society News
Rod McGuirk - Associated PressJuly 03, 2018
The most senior Roman Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse was sentenced to 12 months in detention by an Australian court Tuesday.
Faith News
Rod McGuirk - Associated PressJune 01, 2018
The Catholic Church estimates it alone will be liable for about AU$1 billion ($757 million) in compensation.
Politics & Society News
Rod McGuirk - Associated PressMarch 05, 2018
Pell's lawyers told the court that the cardinal plans to formally plead not guilty.
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Rod McGuirk - Associated PressDecember 15, 2017
“We have concluded that there were catastrophic failures of leadership of Catholic Church authorities over many decades,” the report said.