Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - updates

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Australia failed children, national sex abuse inquiry says

Dec 15, 2017 - 12:18 PM

In total, more than 4,000 institutions are accused of abuse, with many of them Catholic-managed facilities

1 in 14 Catholic priests accused of abuse in Australia

Feb 06, 2017 - 1:30 PM

This data along with all we have heard over the past 4 years can only be interpreted for what it is: a massive failure on the part of the Catholic Church in Australia to protect children from abusers

A hearing of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Sydney, October 20, 2016. Photo by Jeremy Piper/Royal Commission

Australian cardinal won't quit over Catholic abuse scandal

Mar 05, 2016 - 3:39 PM

Cardinal George Pell says resignation would be taken as an admission of guilt and maintains he was deceived by senior clergy

NO RESIGNATION. Australian Cardinal George Pell says he will not resign unless ordered to do so by Pope Francis, and says he was deceived by senior clergy. Photo by Lloyd Jones/EPA

So many pedophile priests a 'disastrous coincidence' – Australian cardinal

Mar 03, 2016 - 11:38 AM

Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell says it was a disastrous coincidence that 5 pedophile priests preyed on children in the Australian town where he was based

In this file photo, Cardinal George Pell holds up a folder outlining the Catholic church's response to sexual abuse at a press conference in Sydney, Australia, November 13, 2012. File photo by Paul Miller/EPA

I have pope's 'full backing' says abuse inquiry cardinal

Mar 01, 2016 - 12:39 PM

Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell tells an inquiry that abuse claims against Australia s most notorious pedophile priest were not of much interest to him

Australian Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell is seen leaving the Quirinale Hotel in a car after giving evidence to the child abuse royal commission by video-link, in Rome, Italy, March 1, 2016. Lloyd Jones/EPA

Church 'mucked up' with pedophile priests – Vatican finance chief

Feb 29, 2016 - 9:04 AM

UPDATED Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell admits the Church made grave errors and is now trying to remedy those

Australian Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell is shown on a screen in Canberra, Australia, February 29, 2016 as he gives evidence to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse via video link from Rome Italy. Lukas Coch/EPA