Tag Archives: Mark Coleridge

Ms. Ingham, Fr. Brown And The Lismore Bishop (Or: Even Jesus Wept)

Image: Catholic Church lawyer, Stephen Keim The actions of the Lismore diocese of the Catholic Church came under scrutiny at the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse today. The case study used was the abuse of … Continue reading

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More “Towards Healing” Officials (Or: Jesus Had No Lawyer)

Image: James Spence (Source: News Ltd.) The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is continuing its hearings, into the discredited “Towards Healing” process – the Catholic Church’s mechanism for dealing with claims of abuse throughout Australia … Continue reading

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The Catholic PR Unit Revisited (Or: Know Your Enemy)

The Catholic Church in Australia has established a “high powered” public relations unit to deal with the fall-out of the Royal Commission. It is grandiosely known as the Truth, Justice and Healing Commission. It serves much the same functions as … Continue reading

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George Goes to Turkey, Again and Again …. (Or: Peak Season)

Cardinal George Pell of Australia has been staying for some time at his Roman holiday home, the palatial $30 million “Domus Australia, getting in, according to press reports, some serious “reading”, among other things. Last month, he took time off … Continue reading

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Royal Commission Calls for Submissions on “Towards Healing” (Or: Swims Like A Fish)

The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has called for submissions on the discredited “Towards Healing” program for dealing with victims. It has previously called for responses from people who have gone through the “Towards Healing” … Continue reading

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