According to Fairfax, George Pell’s scheme to address sex abuse claims spent far more money on itself that it ever did victims of the church.
According to numerous reports, yet another Australian Catholic priest has been arrested for child sex offences dating back to the 1980s.
The recommendation that religious schools be able to discriminate against students is an easy headline to be angry at. The reality is quite different.
Millennials are not anti-religion, we’ve just replaced the church with the gym but kept the reasoning. Forgive me for these gains I’m about to receive.
Today Malcolm Turnbull took the extraordinary step of calling on the Pope to sack an Archbishop. If he’s now involved in this issue, this should be his stance.
2018 is a particularly bad year to be a Catholic. However, while we’ve brought it upon ourselves, we also have the capacity for change.
Yesterday, the Archbishop’s grating comments on marriage equality rolled the eyes of a nation. But, as someone who considers themselves religious, I’m tired of being tarred with the same brush.
Over in Alabama, the Senate has okayed a police force with ‘all the powers of law enforcement’ to protect a Church of four thousand. Should be fine.
Kate Turner is back from her weekly dip into the shallow end of the Reddit cultural pool, bringing back life-coaching from a sloth and a ginger breaking the law.
Rich Jackson’s Weekly Long Reads: 18 hours in Tel Aviv’s bus station, the online churches, the myth of the “good” war and PB’s Editor’s choice – being a shoe model…