Category Archives: CLAN News Flash

Pell sentence disappointing for some

13th March 2019  |  Australian Associated Press     Some child abuse survivors and their supporters say Cardinal George Pell's six-year jail term is disappointing, but others believe it is a considerable sentence that sends a strong global message. Pell's surviving victim did not want to comment on the sentence itself but, through his lawyer, described…
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Church Abuse Victims Failed Again by the National Compensation Scheme

27th February 2019  |  Nick O'Malley  |  The Sydney Morning Herald   Survivors of institutional abuse are being failed by the national redress scheme set up to compensate them after the royal commission, says the deputy chair of the Senate committee established to oversee the process. Sharon Claydon, the ALP Member for Newcastle, notes that…
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Cardinal George Pell Found Guilty of Child Sex Abuse

26th February 2019  |  Adam Cooper  |  The Age   Cardinal George Pell has been found guilty and is set to be jailed for child sexual abuse in the most sensational verdict since the Catholic Church became engulfed in worldwide abuse scandals. Pell, who was Vatican treasurer, close to the Pope and the most senior…
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