Catholic Church

Commissioner Fitzgerald (Or: The Pope’s Man) (January 25, 2013)

The Catholic’s New PR Unit (Or: Come in Spinner) (February 1, 2013)

The Head of the PR Unit (Or: Attack Dogs Pay Off, Well) (February 2, 2013)

More on Mr O’Keefe (Or: Independence or Interference?) (February 3, 2013)

More From Hansard (Or: Old Enemies Never Die) (February 4, 2013)

The CEO of the Catholic PR Unit (Or: Fishing for Political Souls) (February 5, 2013)

Teaching Priests (Or: The Little Children Suffer ) (February 26, 2013)

Media Opposition (Or: If You’re Right the Royal Commission’s Wrong) (March 1, 2013)

Really Good Liars (Or: A Priest in Sheep’s Clothing) (March 3, 2013)

The Seal of the Confessional (Or: Hear No Evil, Report No Evil) (March 5, 2013)

Who is Ultimately Responsible? (Or: Heads May Roll) (March 16, 2013)

Background to the NSW Government enquiry (Or: Enough was not Enough) (March 24, 2013)

Abuses in the Hunter Region of NSW (Or: A Bumper Crop) (March 25, 2013)

More on the NSW enquiry (Or: Upstairs and Downstairs Priests) (March 26, 2013)

NSW Enquiry Commissioner Margaret Cunneen (Or: A Hard Day’s Fight ) (March 27, 2013)

Observations on Cambodian “Orphanages” (Or: Do Unto Others) (March 28, 2013)

A Broad Look at the Victorian Parliamentary Enquiry into Clerical Child Sexual Abuse (Or: Clayton’s Royal Commission) (March 30, 2013)

What Victorian police Say (Or: Not the Spanish Inquisition) (March 31, 2013)

Victorian Enquiry: Broken Rites Victims’ Organisation Submission (Or: May the Force Be With You) (April 1, 2013)

The Catholic PR Unit – New Appointments (Or: Sugar, Spice and Anything Nice) (April 4, 2013)

Catholic PR Committee Member Proust (Or: Pope Elizabeth?) (April 5, 2013)

Mr Jack Heath (Or: With the Best Intentions) (April 6, 2013)

More on the Catholic PR Unit: Mark Coleridge (Or: Stupid Women!) (April 8, 2013)

Catholic PR Unit: Sue Gordon (Or: How Did We Get Here?) (April 9, 2013)

Bishop Bill (Or: Know Your Enemy) (April 10, 2013)

Catholic Church PR Unit: Maria Harries (Or: Just Look the Other Way) (April 11, 2013)

The Catholic Church’s PR Unit: Greg Craven (Or: No, Not THAT Greg Craven!!!!) (April 12, 2013)

The Catholic Church’s PR Unit: Greg Crafter (Or: All the World’s a Stage) (April 13, 2013)

The Catholic Church’s PR Unit: Dr Marian Sullivan Marian Sullivan (Or: What? Little Children Suffer?) (April 14, 2013)

Catholic Church PR Unit: Stephen Elder (Or: Hart’s Transplant) (April 15, 2013)

Catholic Church PR Unit: Rosemary Sheehan (Or: Just Be There) (April 16, 2013)

Maree Marsh (Or: Keep the Rosary Beads Handy) (April 17, 2013)

The Eleventh Commandment (Or: Thou Shalt Not Abuse Children) (April 19, 2013)

The Ultimate Hypocrisy (Or: One Side Right – One Side Wrong) (April 20, 2013)

The NSW Enquiry Goes Underground (Or: All Quiet on the Western Front) (April 25, 2013)

The Horror That Was Bindoon (Or: The Orphans’ Fiend) (April 26, 2013)

Brother Francis Paul Keaney, the Abuser (Or: Spare the Rod? No Way!) (April 27, 2013)

Brother Kearney, the Perfect (Or: Once Upon a Time…) (April 28, 2013)

Who Is Ian Elliot? (Or: The Mushroom) (April 29, 2013)

What Does Ian Elliot Believe? (Or: Yes, Sir!) (April 30, 2013)

Victorian Enquiry: Ballarat Diocese (Or: Watch the Shadows) (May 1, 2013)

Victorian Enquiry: The Bishops (Or: I’d Give It One and a Half Stars) (May 2, 2013)

Victorian Enquiry: The Monks Speak (Or: Brothers in Crime) (May 3, 2013)

Victorian Enquiry: More Monks Speak (Or: Best Supporting Actor) (May 4, 2013)

A New Tactic? (Or: Don’t Speak Ill of the Dead) (May 5, 2013)

It’s All About the Money (Or: We Won’t Pay) (May 6, 2013)

NSW Enquiry: Peter Fox’s Evidence (Or: They Shoot Messengers, Don’t They?) (May 7, 2013)

NSW Enquiry: The Journalist (Or: Priestgate) (May 8, 2013)

More from the NSW Enquiry (Or: Not Guilty Wins by a Nose) (May 11, 2013)

NSW Enquiry: Week Two (Or: Please Hold, We Value Your Custom) (May 14, 2013)

The Brisbane Connection: (Or: Unwarranted Foreign Aid) (May 15, 2013)

David Curtain, QC: (Or: Closure for Victims?) (May 16, 2013)

More on the NSW Enquiry: (Or: Who’s Telling Fibs?) (May 17, 2013)

The Confidentiality Agreement from Hell: (Or: Fooling Some of the People All of the Time) (May 18, 2013)

What Can Be Done About Confidentiality Clauses? (Or: Mr. Pell, Tear Down That Clause) (May 19, 2013)

The Victorian Enquiry Continues (Or: Better Laicized Than Never) (May 20, 2013)

Where Are We Yet Again? (Or: Paedophile Priests? What? Me Worry?) (May 22, 2013)

The Big Man Will Speak (Or: Pell Mell to Hell?) (May 25, 2013)

Exposed to the WORLD (Or: Our Man in Australia) (May 27, 2013)

Neerkol: (Or: Mercy! Sister!) (May 28, 2013)

Nazareth House, Wynnum: (Or: Nun on the Run) (May 29, 2013)

Other Nazareth Houses (Or: I Was Only Following My Order’s Orders) (May 30, 2013)

The Fallacy Of The Apology (Or: So, What Else Do You Want?) (June 1, 2013)

Ridsdale’s Release (Or: Mates are Mates) (June 2, 2013)

Summer Holiday (Or: A Little Bit of Australia) (June 3, 2013)

St. Augustine’s Orphanage, Newtown: (Or: Justice Delayed) (June 4, 2013)

St. Vincent’s Orphanage, Melbourne (Or: Moved from Orphanage to Orphanage) (June 5, 2013)

Phu My Orphanage, Vietnam: (Or: Call at the Black Gate) (June 6, 2013)

The Pope’s Cologne: (Or: “Eau de Chastity”) (June 7, 2013)

Melbourne Archdiocese Admits Giving False Information to the Victorian Parliamentary Enquiry (Or: Better Late Than Never – The New Version) (June 8, 2013)

“Georgie” Goes Holiday Shopping in Rome (Or: Beats Wal-Mart) (June 9, 2013)

The Serious Aspects of Pell’s Roman Holiday (Or: Where in the World is George?) (June 10, 2013)

Will Wright Do the Right Thing? (Or: Crossed Fingers) (June 11, 2013)

Invisibility Cloak: (Or: Now You See Me, Now You Don’t) (June 15, 2013)

Postcards from Rome: (Or: Holiday Reading) (June 17, 2013)

The Melbourne Response Responds After the Enquiry is Finished – Again (Or: Buyer Beware
) (June 20, 2013)

Northern Ireland’s Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry (Or: Ireland Calling) (June 21, 2013)

Shreddergate 2: (Or Will You Be Wanting That Shredded?) (June 22, 2013)

Sri Lankan Haven: (Or: A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Tea Bush) (June 23, 2013)

The Ridsdale Saga (Or: SSSSSHHHHH!!!!!!!) (June 24, 2013)

The NSW Government Inquiry Resumes (Or: But Wait – There’s Even More!) (June 25, 2013)

More on the New South Wales Enquiry Proceedings (Or: Silence is Platinum) (June 26, 2013)

McCarthy’s Evidence (Or: When Silence is Abhorrent) (June 27, 2013)

An Old Copper Speaks Out (Or: The More Things Change) (June 28, 2013)

More from the NSW Enquiry – Second Session (Or: Nothing To See Here) (June 29, 2013)

The NSW Enquiry Pushes On (Or: Anatomy of a Cover-Up) (July 2, 2013)

The NSW Enquiry Continues (Or: Bias or Lazy Journalism?) (July 3, 2013)

Castledare Boys’ Home (Or: Shoveling Asbestos) (July 4, 2013)

The Maltese Connection (Or: The Forgotten Children of Malta) (July 5, 2013)

NSW Enquiry – Week’s Wrap-Up (Or: Master of Law and Letters) (July 6, 2013)

NSW Enquiry Session 2 Week 2 (Or: Who? When? Where? Why? For Us To Know And You To Guess) (July 8, 2013)

NSW Enquiry: Session 2 Week 2 Day 2 (Or: Nobody Needs to Know) (July 9, 2013)

NSW Enquiry: Session 2 Week 2 Day 3 (Or: The Graveyard’s Full) (July 10, 2013)

More Malone Skeletons (Or: Oops!) (July 11, 2013)

The Malone Saga Continues (Or: My Church – Right or Wrong) (July 12, 2013)

Papal Positions on Paedophilia (Or: Over To You, Mate) (July 13, 2013)

NSW Enquiry, Session 2, Week 3 (Or: Try Proving Otherwise) (July 15, 2013)

NSW Enquiry, Session 2, Week 3, Day 2 (Or: Give The Poor Bloke a Break) (July 16, 2013)

NSW Enquiry Session 2 Week 3 Day 4 (Or: Where Did I Leave My Keys?) (July 18, 2013)

NSW Enquiry, Session 2, Week 3, Day 5 (Or: Poor Old Steptoe) (July 19, 2013)

The NSW Enquiry Winds Up (Or: How Many Victims Make A Lot?) (July 22, 2013)

NSW Enquiry, Session 2, Week 4, Day 2 (Or: A Flood of Tears) (July 23, 2013)

Lucas Finally Fronts the NSW Enquiry (Or: Hear Evil, See Evil, Record No Evil) (July 24, 2013)

More from Lucas (Or: What? Me Remember?) (July 25, 2013)

NSW Enquiry, Session 2, Week 4, Day 5 (Or: Even Elephants Can Forget Sometimes) (July 26, 2013)

Why Pell Should Return to Australia (Or: HELP!!!!!) (July 27, 2013)

NSW Enquiry – Week’s Preview (Or: The Church’s Last Stand) (July 28, 2013)

NSW Enquiry Concludes (Or: Good Priest – Bad Priest) (July 29, 2013)

NSW Enquiry – The Employees’ Testimonials (Or: Better Retired Than Fired) (July 30, 2013)

NSW Enquiry Rolls On (Or: The Money or the Cops) (July 31, 2013)

NSW Enquiry Ends (Or: That’s All Folks, For Now!) (August 1, 2013)

Where To Now? (Or: Keeping Up The Momentum) (August 2, 2013)

The Power of T-Shirts (Or: George Pell Is Easily Annoyed) (August 3, 2013)

Fr. James Robinson (Or: Global Cover-Up) (August 7, 2013)

The Catholic Church’s PR Unit Speaks (Or: Take Out the Garbage) (August 9, 2013)

Royal Commission Calls for Submissions on “Towards Healing” (Or: Swims Like A Fish) (August 10, 2013)

St Catherine’s Children’s Home (Or: In-House Paedophile) (August 17, 2013)

The Ultimate Franchise (Or: Turn Your Talents to Money!) (August 21, 2013)

A Review of the Marist Brothers (Or: I Teach Therefore I Abuse) (August 22, 2013)

A Fit and Proper Organisation? (Or: Who’s Really Responsible?) (August 23, 2013)

Report of NSW Enquiry Delayed (Or: Forgeddaboud It) (August 24, 2013)

What is the Appropriate Penalty for a Cover-Up Or: Accessory During the Act) (August 25, 2013)

Boys’ Town, Beaudesert (Or: The Greatest Con of All Time) (August 26, 2013)

Who to Contact First? (Or: Choose Wisely) (August 27, 2013)

George Goes to Rio (Or: It’s GOOD to be the Cardinal!!) (August 28, 2013)

George Goes to Turkey, Again and Again …. (Or: Peak Season) (August 29, 2013)

The Commissioners Revisited (Or: Don’t Go By PR Releases) (August 31, 2013)

The Catholic PR Unit Revisited (Or: Know Your Enemy) (September 1, 2013)

The NSW Enquiry Revives Hearings in Sydney (Or: Stool Pigeon) (September 10, 2013)

The Catholic Church’s Submission on “Towards Healing” (Or: Top Spinner) (October 5, 2013)

The Bishop Who Upstaged Pell (Or: My Mansion’s Bigger Than Yours) (October 30, 2013)

What Is The Next Hearing About? (Or: Towards Reeling) (November 30, 2013)

The Catholic Church’s Submission On “Towards Healing” (Or: No Lawyers Please, Except Ours!) (December 2, 2013)

The Ellis Submission (Or: Final Vindication?) (December 3, 2013)

Human Rights Commission Submission (Or: The Rights of the Child) (December 4, 2013)

Judy Courtin’s Submission (Or: Not Mincing Words) (December 5, 2013)

NSW Ombudsman’s Submission (Or: Treading Softly) (December 6, 2013)

The “Towards Healing” Hearings Begin (Or: Gray’s Gaffe) (December 9, 2013)

“No Show” Pell (Or: Don’t Admit Anything) (December 10, 2013)

More “Towards Healing” Officials (Or: Jesus Had No Lawyer) (December 11, 2013)

Ms. Ingham, Fr. Brown And The Lismore Bishop (Or: Even Jesus Wept) (December 12, 2013)

Who Knew What When? (Or: Your Conscience Is Showing) (December 13, 2013)

Why Won’t George Pell Speak? (Or: I Hear They Need A Missionary In Antarctica) (December 15, 2013)

Towards Healing Hearings Resume (Or: Priests Don’t Gossip) (December 16, 2013)

Week 2, Day 2 (Or: It’s Okay, He Said He’d Never Do It Again) (December 17, 2013)

DK And The Marist Brothers (Or: Towards Hurting) (December 18, 2013)

More On The Towards Hurting Process (Or: When’s The Office Christmas Party?) (December 19, 2013)

Still Running Children’s Homes Worldwide (Or: The Buck Must Stop Somewhere) (January 17, 2014)

Commission Revisits “Towards Healing” (Or: Re-Writing History For Fun And Profit) (January 22, 2014)

The Commission’s Long Week-End (Or: Mis-Speaking For Fun And Profit) (January 24, 2014)