Tag Archives: Cardinal Pell

Who is Allan Kitchingman? (Or: Where’s Phil?)

Allan “Kitch” Kitchingman will be the object of the third “case study” in the present set by the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The first one was on Steven Larkins (see previous posting) and the … Continue reading

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More on Mr O’Keefe (Or: Independence or Interference?)

Until late last year, Mr Barry O’Keefe of the Truth, Justice and Healing Council (the Catholic Church’s PR unit for the royal commission) was Grand Prior of the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, a particularly important position (see photos here). He … Continue reading

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The Catholic’s New PR Unit (Or: Come in Spinner)

As any academic will stress, public relations is a very broad term. For most people, it is less about providing information exchange with people, rather is has become all about spin. Despite many claims, the Catholic Church denies it retains … Continue reading

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