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Melbourne’s John Paul II Institute is being shut down unexpectedly – the ramifications extend far beyond Australia

Australian police questioned the cardinal over allegations dating back to the 1970s

The Australian Labour party have argued that it would better for politicians to decide the issue in Parliament

The bishops have released a document emphasising that old age will come to us all

David McFadden is moving to Aquinas College in Perth, Australia, after 34 years at the school

The late Bishop Ronald Mulkearns, who ‘regretted’ his handling of abuse cases, left his fortune to the Diocese of Ballarat

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The cardinal said any resignation would be taken as an admission of guilt