Ordinary Catholics are repulsed by leadership's inaction on child sex abuse

By Anne Cahill Lambert
Updated January 10 2020 - 1:19pm, first published December 30 2019 - 3:00am

Methinks Archbishop Anthony Fisher doth protest too much in his recent comments complaining about all past, present and emerging church leaders being tarred with the same brush. He was criticising Justice Peter McClellan's reference to the view amongst some Catholic leaders that child sexual abuse was seen as a moral failure and not a crime.

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