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Trust needs to be rebuilt: Zollner

There is a perception amongst the Australian public that safeguarding against child sexual abuse is not in the ‘DNA’ of the Catholic Church despite all the work done in this area, according to one of the world’s leading experts on child protection.

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Theology of childhood important in safeguarding standards

One of Australia’s leading experts on the theology of childhood has told a meeting in Adelaide that to develop and advance appropriate cultures for the care of children the Church must better understand children as competent and accomplished beings.

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