Tag Archives: Joan Isaacs

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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“No Show” Pell (Or: Don’t Admit Anything)

Image: Adrian Farrelly (right) outside the enquiry (Source: The Guardian – Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP) The Catholic Church’s program for dealing with claims of child sexual abuse, “Towards Healing”, continued to be the focus of the fourth hearings of the Australian … Continue reading

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The “Towards Healing” Hearings Begin (Or: Gray’s Gaffe)

The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse began its fourth hearing today. The lawyer representing the Catholic Church was afforded the courtesy of giving the opening statements – and he totally blew it. Peter Gray (gray@blackstone.com.au), … Continue reading

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