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Building trust

In the continuing series on issues related to historical abuse, the Professional Standards Office talks about the long term impact of child abuse.

News News

Cardinal Pell sentenced

Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in prison with a three year and eight month non-parole period for historical sexual abuse charges in the Melbourne County Court today.

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International

Action must follow Summit: Coleridge

Action must follow whatever happens at the Summit on the Protection of Minors being held at the Vatican this week, says Australian Catholic Bishops Conference president Mark Coleridge who is in Rome for the important meeting of bishops from around the world.

National

Jesuits announce inquiry into Higgs move

The Australian Jesuits have announced the appointment of the Hon Marilyn Warren AC QC, a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria and Lieutenant-Governor of Victoria, to review the movement of former Jesuit brother, Victor Higgs, from Adelaide to Sydney.

National

National day of sorrow and promise

In a collective response from Catholic religious orders across the country, religious women and men held a National Day of Sorrow and Promise on the first Sunday of Advent and the start of a new Church year.