Category Archives: CLAN News Flash

Catholic Priests To Be Forced To Report Abuse Revealed In Confession Under Victorian Opposition Plan

14 August 2018 CLAN News Flash Members Latest CLAN News Media Articles   14th August 2018  |  Richard Willingham  |  ABC News   Child sexual abuse revealed in confession would have to be reported to police and could be used as evidence if the Coalition wins Victoria's state election, the Opposition's most senior Catholic MP has announced. The Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child…
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Melbourne Anglican Diocese Denies Ignoring Complaints About Peter Hollingworth

09 August 2018 CLAN News Flash Members Latest CLAN News Media Articles   8th August, 2018  |  Melissa Davey  |  The Guardian   Child sexual abuse survivors’ group asks why Hollingworth was not asked to resign after royal commission report   The Anglican diocese of Melbourne has rejected criticism it is ignoring complaints about Bishop Peter Hollingworth, as questions were raised about the independence of the diocese’s office of…
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Catholic Church In NZ ‘Failed In A Very Serious Way’ Over Paedophile Priest: Call For Royal Commission

06 August 2018 CLAN News Flash Members Latest CLAN News Media Articles   2nd August, 2018  |  NZ Herald   The Catholic Church's handling of a paedophile priest from Dunedin amounts to ''negligence'', and a royal commission could reveal a cover-up, the head of the University of Otago's theology and public issues centre says. And an international expert on clerical sex abuse now…
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