The Canberra Times
Thursday, 30 November 2023

Reportable conduct scheme extended to confessional, despite last-minute plea

By Katie Burgess
Updated June 8 2018 - 11:01am, first published June 7 2018 - 5:31pm

Priests in Canberra will soon be forced to break the seal of confession to report child abusers, despite fears the new laws impinge on religious freedoms.

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