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

Image: Alexis Turton, Marist Brother (Source: Sydney Morning Herald) The Marist Brothers, a Catholic Church teaching order, allowed a paedophile member to continue teaching, even at a prestigious Sydney boarding school, despite knowing of his past abusive behaviour dating back … Continue reading

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Indigenous Leaders Criticize Commission: (Or: It’s Hard To Be Heard Sometimes)

Image: Sam Watson (Source: http://www.greenleft.org.au) The web-site of the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse states that “If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and have been sexually abused as a child in an Australian … Continue reading

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Who Knew What When? (Or: Your Conscience Is Showing)

Image: Lismore Deacon Christopher Wallace (Image source: http://www.stcarthages.org.au/parish-clergy.html) The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has completed its first week of a hearing into the controversial “Towards Healing” process, used by the Catholic Church to deal … Continue reading

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