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NSW Enquiry: Session 2 Week 2 Day 3 (Or: The Graveyard’s Full)

Bishop Michael Malone, speaking to the NSW government inquiry into clerical child sexual abuse in the Newcastle-Maitland diocese, said he asked his predecessor, Leo Clarke, what the skeletons in the closet were. Bishop Clarke pushed a wooden box across the … Continue reading

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NSW Enquiry: Session 2 Week 2 Day 2 (Or: Nobody Needs to Know)

Lawyers for the Catholic Church at the NSW government enquiry into clerical child sexual abuse in the Newcastle-Maitland diocese, appear to have been emboldened by the recent decision of the enquiry Commissioner, Margaret Cunneen, to hold “in-camera” hearings for Adelaide … Continue reading

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