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Lewis Blayse / Lewin Blazevich Public Memorial: Film and Summary

Dear all, Well, it’s been a long time coming, but the edited film of the Lewis Blayse / Lewin Blazevich public memorial at the University of Queensland on 1 March, 2014 is now available. You can view it at the … Continue reading

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What Ex-Bishop Slater Said (Or: The Plot Thickens)

Keith Slater (see previous postings), 65, the former bishop at the centre of the North Coast Children’s Home scandal, appeared before the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Sydney today. Slater was the bishop of … Continue reading

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Third Hearing – Week Two (Or: Just A Joke)

Image: Anglican Church lawyer, Philip Roland (Source: Foott, Law and Co.) Pat Comben, former registrar of the Grafton Anglican Church diocese and former Education Minister in the Queensland State Government, made a very (melo?)dramatic move outside the Royal Commission before … 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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What CA and CK Said (Or: Ritual Abuse)

Image: Pat Comben, when he was a politician (Source: Queensland Department of Education) Phillip Aspinall, head of the Australian Anglican Church (known elsewhere as the Episcopalian Church or the Church of England), knew the details of the horrific abuse at … Continue reading

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