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New call for mandatory reporting after Catholic Church in Australia admits “devastating” scale of child abuse

New call for mandatory reporting after Catholic Church in Australia admits “devastating” scale of child abuse

Posted: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:59

Five secularist organisations, including the NSS, have called for the Catholic Church to take real action to ensure justice for victims of clerical child abuse.

Australian Catholic schools criticised for distributing anti equal marriage propaganda

Australian Catholic schools criticised for distributing anti equal marriage propaganda

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:21

The Catholic Church has sent a booklet entitled "Don't Mess With Marriage" to 56 primary and secondary schools in Australia, prompting criticism from Australian secularists.

I’m keeping Canberra secular, says Chief Minister

I’m keeping Canberra secular, says Chief Minister

Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 16:11

A spat about the separation of religion from governance has broken out between politicians in the Australian capital of Canberra.