Child Abuse and the Catholic Church

RMIT University (Australia)

September 13, 2017

For the first time in Australia, a ground-breaking research study has analysed the systemic reasons why the abuse of children has plagued the Catholic Church in Australia and worldwide.

In this podcast series, host David Glanz speaks with the report’s authors Emeritus Professor Des Cahill and Dr Peter Wilkinson. Kieran Tapsell, who studied for the Catholic priesthood in the 1960s before choosing to become a lawyer and rising to the rank of acting District Court Judge, also features in the discussion.

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