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Catherine Armitage is a senior writer at The Sydney Morning Herald. In a long career in journalism she has covered a wide range of topics including business, science, social issues, education, higher education, legal affairs, ideas and the future. She is a former higher education editor and China correspondent and has received numerous awards and scholarships for her work. She is currently writing about the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse. 9282 3330.
Catherine Armitage In the wake of Charlie Sheen's HIV revelation, we try to answer the most pressing questions around HIV in today's society.
Catherine Armitage Partner phubbing - snubbing your partner by constantly checking your phone when you are with them - can damage your romantic relationship, and lead to depression, US researchers have warned.
Catherine Armitage Accidents, illness, strangers: danger to children takes many forms. But for brain damage caused by toxic mining metals, these streets must rank as the most dangerous in Australia.
Catherine Armitage We've got the harbour, theyve got the Yarra. We've got the Opera House and they've got the Sidney Myer Music bowl. So how does it happen that their best university always rates better than ours?
Catherine Armitage Among many scary things about the drug ice or methamphetamine, the scariest may be the way it makes users crazily violent.
Catherine Armitage In the cut-throat world of children's toys, gender-based marketing is the most divisive issue of all. But does it matter if we buy pink toys for girls and blue toys for boys?
Catherine Armitage Laura Petronis seeking an explanation as to why she's been targeted at airports.
Catherine Armitage The cold, dark heart of the church's handling of child abuse complaints has been laid bare.
Aisha Dow, Catherine Armitage Cardinal George Pell has opened the door to hundred of millions of dollars in payments for victims of child sex abuse by members of the Catholic Church.
Catherine Armitage In his last words at the child sex abuse Royal Commission, Cardinal George Pell apologised to the lawyer John Ellis for "the hurt caused him by the mistakes made, admitted by me and my Archdiocesan...
Catherine Armitage Cardinal George Pell has admitted he wanted to avoid big damages verdicts such as those made against the Catholic Church in America when he set up the Melbourne Response to deal with child sex abuse...
Catherine Armitage Cardinal George Pell’s morality has come under sustained challenge at Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse.
Catherine Armitage Sydney's Catholic archdiocese has been forced to open its books for the first time, revealing assets worth more than $1 billion and raising questions about why it has failed to spend more on...
Catherine Armitage Sydney's Catholic Archdiocese, thought to be the richest in the country, controls funds with assets of $1.
Catherine Armitage The federal government should set up an independent body to assess what damages should be paid to child sex abuse victims and priests should be insured against being sued for sexual abuse, Cardinal...
Catherine Armitage Cardinal Pell said the trajectory of the Ellis litigation “would have been different” if a proper assessment had been made by the church when he first complained to the Sydney Archdiocese.
Catherine Armitage The Catholic Church's insurer insisted on being "kept in the loop" in the John Ellis case after lawyers expressed concern at Cardinal George Pell's "tooth and nail" approach, according to evidence at...
Catherine Armitage An email sent by the Catholic Church's solicitor to its barristers suggested sex abuse victim John Ellis, as a boy of 14 or 15, used to "force himself" on the ageing priest who was sexually abusing...
Catherine Armitage Cardinal George Pell was calling all the shots in the notorious case in which the Catholic Church fought off the damages claim of abuse victim John Ellis, the royal commission has heard.
Catherine Armitage A senior Catholic Church official has admitted he swore a "deceptive" and wrong affidavit for court proceedings in the John Ellis case.