Who is burning down Melbourne’s churches? Police investigate link to past paedophile attacks after a suspected arsonist torches THREE churches this week
By SARAH MICHAEL FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA
Police are investigating a string of suspected arson attacks on three Melbourne Catholic churches with links to paedophile priests.
Emergency services were called to a fire at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Dandenong, at 2am on Wednesday, and police are treating the blaze as suspicious.
The church is said to be the site of child sex attacks perpetrated by now-deceased convicted paedophile Father Kevin O’Donnell.
Police are investigating whether the blaze is connected to two separate suspicious blazes that were lit on Monday at St James Catholic Church in Brighton and St Mary’s Catholic Church in St Kilda, where paedophile priest Ronald Pickering served as minister.
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