“Undoubtedly, many of the Catholic population of Sydney would be your employees, customers, partners and suppliers. It is therefore with grave concern that I write to you about the Marriage Equality for Australians campaign …”
— Michael Digges, business manager for the Archdiocese of Sydney, in the letter to Telstra that prompted the telco to withdraw its support for a same-sex marriage campaign

“Things like ‘deception’, ‘cover-ups’, ‘crimes’, ‘being misled’ … It’s a matter of grave concern I think to everyone who loves the Church, let alone those of us who work in the Church on a daily basis.”
— Father Kevin Dillon, parish priest of St Mary of the Angels in Geelong, commenting to 7.30 on Cardinal George Pell’s evidence to the royal commission examining sexual abuse in March

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