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Archbishop Mark Coleridge, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in Australia, speaks as Sister Monica Cavanagh, President of Catholic Religious Australia, reacts during a media conference in Sydney, Australia, August 31, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray

Catholic bishops reject compulsory abuse reporting in Australia

The Catholic church in Australia on Friday rejected laws forcing priests to report child abuse when they learn about it in the confessional.
Philip Wilson

Ex-Archbishop to serve sentence at home over child sex abuse

Former Archbishop Philip Wilson, the most senior Catholic official in the world to be convicted of concealing child sexual abuse, avoided jail after a judge on Tuesday allowed him to serve his 12-month custodial sentence in home detention.
Philip Wilson

Convicted Australian Catholic archbishop resigns

Australian Archbishop, Philip Wilson, the most senior Catholic official in the world to be convicted of concealing child sexual abuse, has resigned, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference said in a statement on Monday.
Philip Wilson

Child sex abuse: Australian premier urges Pope to fire convicted archbishop

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday urged Pope Francis to sack an Australian archbishop convicted of concealing child sex abuse.

Australian PM: Convicted archbishop should resign

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday called on an archbishop to quit after becoming the most senior Catholic official in the world to be convicted for concealing child sexual abuse.
Philip Wilson

Archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse

One of the highest-ranked church officials convicted of covering up child sex abuse was Tuesday sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment, but Philip Wilson could avoid jail after a court ordered he be assessed for home detention.

Australian archbishop convicted of covering up child sex abuse

An Australian archbishop has been convicted of covering up child sex abuse, becoming the most senior member of the Roman Catholic church to be charged and found guilty of the offence.

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