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Australia's New Saint Also Dealt with Sex Abuse Scandal

NPR
October 17, 2010

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130625622

This Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI canonized Australia's first saint, Mother Mary MacKillop. In 1871, MacKillop was briefly excommunicated for insubordination after her order of nuns reported a case of child sex abuse by a priest. Liane Hansen speaks with James Martin, who, in a recent op-ed in the Catholic weekly, America, called MacKillop "a saint for our time."


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