Tag Archives: Archbishop Phillip Aspinall

What Is The Next Hearing About? (Or: Towards Reeling)

Image: (with apologies to Tandberg) The next hearings of the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will begin on 9th December, in Sydney. More than a year after the announcement of the Royal Commission by former … Continue reading

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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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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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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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What Tommy Said (Or: Saving The Furniture)

Image: The main sign for the North Coast Children’s Home (Source: CLAN) Abuses at the North Coast Children’s Home have been detailed to the third “case study” hearing of the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse … Continue reading

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