Royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse

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George Pell funeral: Tony Abbott praises cardinal as a ‘saint for our times’ and rails against child abuse charges
Former PM says the cardinal was ‘the greatest man I’ve ever known’, likening his treatment to a ‘modern-day crucifixion’

Christopher Knaus

02, Feb, 2023 @5:46 AM

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George Pell funeral: removing abuse victims’ ribbons is wrong, former church official says
Advocates furious the church keeps removing ribbons intended to give voice to survivors of clergy abuse

Christopher Knaus

30, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘Unfinished business’: Ballarat abuse survivor to tie a ribbon at St Mary’s before George Pell funeral
Paul Auchettl says the cathedral should not cut ribbons down as they are a powerful voice for people who were silenced

Christopher Knaus

25, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘No one wants to talk to us’: victims of child sexual abuse from Victoria state schools fight for justice
‘We believe you, we support you,’ Daniel Andrews said after George Pell’s death, but those abused in the state’s government schools are still waiting for an apology

Benita Kolovos

20, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘Petty’: ribbons for abuse victims removed from Sydney church hosting Pell funeral
Campaigners have been tying coloured ribbons to fence of St Mary’s Cathedral ahead of Cardinal George Pell’s mass on Thursday 2 February

Christopher Knaus and Caitlin Cassidy

18, Jan, 2023 @6:22 AM

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A school principal gave up everything to blow the whistle on a paedophile priest. George Pell hung up on him
Graeme Sleeman resigned in disgust after complaining about Father Peter Searson in the 1980s and suspects he was then blacklisted

Christopher Knaus

14, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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George Pell flew higher than any Australian priest but he chose career over the safety of children | David Marr
The cardinal was smart and determined. His failure to uncover some of the worst cases of child sexual abuse by priests blights his reputation

David Marr

11, Jan, 2023 @4:29 AM

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Cardinal George Pell dies aged 81 in Rome
Australian cardinal dies of heart complications following hip surgery, church figures say

Christopher Knaus and agencies

11, Jan, 2023 @1:49 AM

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Anglican Church and Melbourne council settle claim without liability they allowed paedophile to run youth group
Barry Watson led the Boys Society Club youth group in the outer north-eastern suburb of Park Orchards, under Manningham council, in the 1970s and 1980s

Nino Bucci

21, Dec, 2022 @6:44 AM

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Abuse survivors in bid to seize Catholic properties after church fails to pay court costs
Three survivors who settled with Marist Brothers have taken action after church fails to follow court order to cover legal costs

Christopher Knaus

28, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Alleged clergy abuse survivor wins right to appeal case to high court of Australia
NSW court of appeal had ruled case could not be heard because priest accused of abusing applicant when she was 14 had since died

Christopher Knaus

18, Nov, 2022 @5:43 AM

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Another law firm accuses churches of making low-ball compensation offers to alleged abuse survivors
Churches are adopting aggressive approaches towards survivors in cases where alleged paedophile priests and clergy have died

Christopher Knaus

15, Nov, 2022 @11:30 PM

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