The seal of the confessional is no excuse if a priest doesn't report a predator. They face three years in jail.
Scott Morrison's blunder on making a COVID-19 vaccine compulsory has caused trouble with religious conservatives.
Good morning, early birds. At least 150 Victorian health care workers are currently infected with COVID-19, and the Morrison government will reportedly invest $400 million into the Location Incentive program — via JobMaker — to entice filmmakers to the country. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. Principals and teachers express concerns about a return to face-to-face learning, and new COVID-19 clusters have emerged across Melbourne's hospitals, abattoirs, public housing estates and more. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. A senior officer in charge of Australia’s special forces has reportedly admitted that some elite soldiers committed war crimes in Afghanistan, and the federal government will potentially need to inject another $70-90 billion over the next six months to survive the post-COVID economic shock. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The Catholic Church has an asset base estimated to be worth more than $30 billion in Australia alone. Even if it's legal for them to access JobKeeper, how is it ethical?
If journalists are unable to apply a sceptical eye to extraordinary stories, then why would 12 citizens chosen at random from the street do any better?
Disputed allegations of clerical abuse reveal how fraught the issue can be.
Stories of abuse within the Catholic Church contain missing pieces — and unanswered questions.
Where does it leave the justice system if the highest court in the land says a jury isn't capable of working out what it should believe?