Philip Wilson

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Archbishop Mark Coleridge, President of the ACBC in Australia, speaks as Sister Monica Cavanagh, President of Catholic Religious Australia, listens during a media conference in Sydney, Australia on Friday. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

The Catholic Church in Australia on Friday rejected laws forcing priests to report child abuse when they learn about it in the confessional, setting t(...)

Former Australian archbishop Philip Wilson leaves a court in Newcastle, Australia. Photograph: Getty Images

The most senior Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been ordered by an Australian court to serve his one-year sentence in hom(...)

Former president of Ireland Mary McAleese speaks in DCU at the book launch of the book The Pope Francis Agenda by Donal Dorr. Photograph: James Forde/ The Irish Times.

The abuse scandals in the Catholic Church were now entering “an even more disrupting chapter,” former president Mary McAleese has said. She quoted ve(...)

Anthony Delaney (Alec) and Ryan McParland (Jerry) in  How Many Miles to Babylon?

How Many Miles to Babylon? Lyric Theatre, Belfast ***There are just two deaths described in Jennifer Johnston’s 1974 novella, set during the outbreak (...)