Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will guard the guards? For centuries, the Catholic church has been self-policing, but now there are those fighting for reform.
INQ visits a modern seminary, historically obscured from public view, and speaks to priests in training — as well as to some who opted out — to find out about the changing reality and day-to-day lives of those on the path to priesthood.
One hundred and fifty-four brothers have been accused of sexually assaulting students at Marist schools, but their identity and whether they are still teaching remains a secret.
Almost 1900 child sexual abusers have been identified in Australian Catholic churches. The average victim was under 12. What led people to commit such horrible crimes on such a staggering scale?
Senior Labor figures are worried they're losing religious voters. While conclusive evidence is scarce, it's definitely a space to watch.
Crikey readers reckon with the ongoing coverage of George Pell's conviction, ahead of this week's sentencing hearing.
There’s a real danger in conceding the idea that an arm of the state establishes what did and didn’t actually happen.
Australia's most senior Catholic is going to jail. Here's how we got here.