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Aspinall’s Final Say (Or: The Rubicon Was Too Cold To Cross)

The head of the Anglican Church was given the last word at the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse’s third hearing, into Allan Kitchingman (see previous posting) and the Anglican Church’s North Coast Children’s Home. That … Continue reading

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What Aspinall Said And Did Not Say (Or: Splitting Hairs For Fun And Profit)

Image: Anglican Church Archbishop Aspinall (left) at the consecration of Queensland’s first, and Australia’s fourth, female Bishop, Alison Taylor (right), last year. Archbishop Phillip Aspinall gets a little confused at times. This week he gave evidence to the Australian Royal … Continue reading

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Slater and Ezzy (Or: All Too Easy)

Image: Gregory Ezzy Martin Drevikovsky, the General Secretary of the Anglican Church (known elsewhere as the Episcopalian Church or the Church of England) told the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse third “case study” hearings that … Continue reading

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Money Matters (Or: Scarier Than Hell)

Image: Clarence Valley Anglican School Image: North Coast Children’s Home The finances of the Grafton diocese of the Anglican Church (known elsewhere as the Episcopalian Church or the Church of England) came under the spotlight last week at the third … Continue reading

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Once A Priest Always A Priest (Or: My Wife Will Pray for You)

Image: John Gumbley (center) with some of his supporters (Source: Sydney Morning Herald) Perhaps one of the greatest hypocrites of all time appeared before the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse this week. He is Philip Gerber, … Continue reading

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What CD, CN and CM Said (Or: O’Neill’s Whip)

Image: New Anglican bishop of Grafton, Macneil The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse third “case study” hearing has received witness statements from three more victims of the North Coast Children’s Home in New South Wales … Continue reading

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The Third Case Study (Or: Sugar-Coated Salt)

Image: “Tommy” Campion Allan Kitchingman (see previous posting), still fondly known by some as “Kitch”, was to be the focus of the third “case study” by the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Kitchingman, 81, remains … Continue reading

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