- Jan 19, 2020
As casualties and damages in Australia mount as the country continues to burn, Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney has said Catholic Church is among the front-runners in relief efforts.
Thousands of pro-life supporters demonstrated in the streets of Sydney, expressing their opposition to a bill in the New South Wales state parliament that would permit abortion until birth for any reason.
The Australian state of Victoria has said a recommendation by the royal commission that it pass a law requiring priests to break the confessional seal to report cases of child sex abuse requires further consideration.
Survivors of clerical abuse in the Australian state of New South Wales will be able to sue churches directly under proposed legal changes announced on Sunday.
What legal protections priests should have in the confessional needs to be decided on the national level in Australia, according to the premier of the eastern state of New South Wales.