Tag Archives: Denis McAlinden

The Catholic Church’s PR Unit Speaks (Or: Take Out the Garbage)

Catholic Church Insurance’s Abuse Files Storage Facility – Melbourne At a meeting of the Catholic Church’s discredited “Towards Healing” protocol for dealing with clerical sexual abuses, a member proudly announced he had personally destroyed over 40 boxes of evidence that … Continue reading

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Lucas Finally Fronts the NSW Enquiry (Or: Hear Evil, See Evil, Record No Evil)

Fr. Brian Lucas has admitted to the NSW inquiry into Catholic Church cover-ups of child sexual abuse within the Newcastle-Maitland diocese that he did not take notes during meetings to ensure they could not be used later in court. The … Continue reading

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More Malone Skeletons (Or: Oops!)

Yesterday, former Newcastle-Maitland Catholic Bishop, Michael Malone, revealed that he had been given a briefcase containing secret files on abusive clergy in his diocese, when he took over from his predecessor. Today, he admitted that, in sixteen years in the … Continue reading

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