Adelaide Archbishop to learn fate in child sex allegations


July 2, 2018

By Ben Avery

Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson is hours away from learning if he’ll go to jail for covering up child sex abuse by a paedophile priest.

The 67-year-old will be sentenced by a Magistrate at Newcastle Court at 9.30am tomorrow, after already being found guilty of the crime in a landmark verdict on May 22.

Magistrate Robert Stone found Wilson failed to report the repeated abuse of two altar boys by paedophile Priest Jim Fletcher in the 1970s.

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