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The mooted reforms could strengthen the Vatican’s response to abuse – as long as the canonical process is respected

The Pope admitted he made a mistake softening the sentence of an abuser priest

Cardinal George Pell has denied allegations of historic sex abuse in a press conference in Rome

Cardinal Pell denies all allegations, saying he looks ‘forward to his day in court and will defend the charges vigorously’

The response to Lord Carey’s resignation shows the debate on abuse has become more mature and calm

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Collins, who resigned from the commission, thanked one of its members for ‘confirming that she was telling the truth’ over her decision to quit

Commission members expressed support for the abuse survivor who resigned earlier this month

The cardinal interviewed alleged victims and witnesses during two days of investigations

Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen was speaking to Australia’s royal commission on institutional responses to sexual abuse