Tag Archives: Peter Hollingworth

Brisbane Grammar School (Or: One Wrong Plus One Wrong Makes Two Wrongs)

The spotlight on paedophile clergy is gradually widening to encompass those who protected them. In particular, debate is increasing on the issue of failure to report the crime of child sexual abuse. Some jurisdictions exempt the churches from this requirement, … Continue reading

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Intrafamilial Abuse and Foster Care (Or: Still Swept Under the Carpet)

Image source: http://02varvara.wordpress.com/tag/child-abuse/ Foster care is the new preferred system for children taken from their parents forcibly, when there have been problems for them in their original family. Until about the 1980s, the preferred system had been institutions known as … Continue reading

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Terms of Reference – Types of Abuse – Physical Abuse (Or: Things Aren’t Always Overt)

Nuns or others engaging in physical abuse constitute one of the least reported aspects of church abuse. Those who were in their children’s homes know this very well. At present, it seems that the issue will continue to be under-reported … Continue reading

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The Primate (Or: Oil Floats Too)

Phillip Aspinall is the Primate of Australia for the Anglican church ( formerly the Church of England ). Before that he was, and still is, the Archbishop of Brisbane. When he was appointed to this position, because Peter Hollingworth had … Continue reading

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The Anglicans, Round One (Or: His Grace Falls from Grace)

[For the sake of transparency, it is necessary to point out that this author was subject to abuse in the St George’s Orphanage in Rockhampton, which was operated by the Anglican Church. Despite supporting material from many people, including a … Continue reading

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