Tag Archives: Peter Gogarty

NSW Enquiry, Session 2, Week 3 (Or: Try Proving Otherwise)

This blog has previously argued that victims, and not just lawyers, should be able to interrogate church officials directly. Today, the NSW enquiry made Australian history when it allowed victim, Peter Gogarty, to directly question former Newcastle-Maitland Bishop, Michael Malone … Continue reading

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NSW Enquiry Session 2 Week 2 (Or: Who? When? Where? Why? For Us To Know And You To Guess)

Image source: http://www.idiotjoyshow.com Week 2 of Session 2 of the NSW government enquiry into clerical child sexual abuse in the Newcastle-Maitland Catholic Church diocese began with a day off. Later, it will hold “in camera” (i.e., secret) hearings with the … Continue reading

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More on the New South Wales Enquiry Proceedings (Or: Silence is Platinum)

Adelaide Catholic Archbishop, Philip Wilson (pictured above) was director of Religious Education for the Newcastle-Maitland diocese and a teacher at the St. Pius X High School in Newcastle at the time of serious abuses there (see previous posting). Peter Gogarty … Continue reading

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