- Jennifer Sinco Kelleher
- May 9, 2021
The most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex abuse was sent to prison on Wednesday and will wait two weeks to learn his sentence for molesting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral two decades ago.
An Australian man who claims he was sexually abused decades ago by Cardinal George Pell says he has experienced “shame, loneliness, depression and struggle.”
Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Australia says abuse summit’s action items will be the gauge of its success.
An assistant bishop is set to become the most senior Anglican in Australia to be defrocked after a church committee on Tuesday found he took no action when he was told a priest had sexually abused a child.
Religious leaders and the government in Fiji have found “common ground” over the appointment of principals to denominational schools in the country, according to a statement released after a Jan. 4 meeting to resolve a crisis over the appointment of head teachers.
Rising waters forced an Australian bishop to flee his home after record rains caused extensive flooding on the Queensland coast.
The Catholic Church in Fiji is prepared to shut down all of its 44 primary and 19 secondary schools if the government continues to elect non-Catholics as the head of those schools.
Bishop Richard Umbers, an auxiliary in Sydney, hopes to bring the March for Life to Australia.