Bernard Keane August 11, 2017 9 Comments
While peddling the smear that same-sex parenting harms kids, anti-marriage equality advocates stay silent on child abuse by churches.
Crikey March 27, 2017
Evidence given to the Royal Commission into child sexual abuse shows the scale of abuse in the Anglican Church and the lack of momentum in addressing problems, writes Amanda Gearing.
Crikey March 1, 2016 15 Comments
Why is George Pell giving his testimony in the Vatican instead of Australia? Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson says there is always a reason.
Bernard Keane December 9, 2015 30 Comments
Tony Abbott's attacks on Islam and demands for more military intervention in the Middle East reflect how advocates of the War on Terror have the same agenda as the people they want to fight.
Crikey June 5, 2015 7 Comments
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has said it will call Cardinal George Pell to front the front the commission. Freelance journalist Brihony Tulloch reports on the complicated rise of George Pell.
Margot Saville September 16, 2013 2 Comments
The royal commission into child sex abuse has held its first public hearing, in Sydney on Monday. Crikey was there to hear statements from victims read out.
Matthew Knott March 28, 2013 14 Comments
Joanne McCarthy's reporting has been pivotal in creating a royal commission into child sexual abuse. She speaks to Matthew Knott about treading the tightrope between journalism and advocacy.
Crikey November 28, 2012 2 Comments
With a series of inquests going on at the moment, former diplomat Bruce Haigh asks if there should be inquiries into other mishandled, ignored and outstanding issues.
Crikey November 27, 2012
Crikey readers weigh in on the big issues of the day.
Crikey November 26, 2012 27 Comments
Former governor general Peter Hollingworth may claim that a priest's confessional should remain secret, but it's a concept full of logical holes, Queensland journalist Amanda Gearing.