The sex abuse royal commission has recommended sweeping legal reforms to protect children from harm.
Rachel Browne is a Social Affairs Reporter for Fairfax Media
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A recommendation to fund a genetic screening test will ease the financial burden on parents who carry genetic abnormalities.
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Sex abuse survivor advocates urge the cardinal to follow through on his undertaking to return to Australia.
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Catholic nun conducted psychological assessments on men wanting to enter religious life.