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DK And The Marist Brothers (Or: Towards Hurting)

Image: Chief Commissioner Peter McClellan Abuses by the Marist Brothers order of the Catholic Church have continued to be the focus of the current hearings of the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. It has heard … Continue reading

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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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Towards Healing Hearings Resume (Or: Priests Don’t Gossip)

The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse today continued its hearings concerning the Catholic Church’s scheme for dealings with victims, the “Towards Healing” process. It is concentrating on four victims, in two dioceses (Brisbane in Queensland … Continue reading

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A Fit and Proper Organisation? (Or: Who’s Really Responsible?)

The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse will focus on institutional responses. This means, effectively, that there will be much consideration given to background checks, and monitoring, of people associated with organisations working with children. This is an obviously important … Continue reading

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A Review of the Marist Brothers (Or: I Teach Therefore I Abuse)

The Marist Brothers is a world-wide Catholic Church order, noted for its role in teaching at primary and secondary school levels. Many of its “teachers” entered the order as teenagers, and gained their first teaching appointment while still teenagers. They … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Franchise (Or: Turn Your Talents to Money!)

The Acme Batholic Church is proud to announce that franchises are now available to selected paedophiles. As we are a registered church, you will have many advantages over other franchise businesses. Our founder, Chief Papa John Sleezovici (pictured below), has … Continue reading

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Onus on the Military (Or: Military Secrets)

Image: Manly Village Public School Cadets – 1913 The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has very wide terms of reference as to what institutions it will cover. Besides churches, organisations such as the military will … Continue reading

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