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Trump pushed Ukraine to investigate Biden

Trump pushed Ukraine to investigate Biden

Good morning, early birds. The White House has released a memo showing Donald Trump asked the Ukrainian president to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden, and Boris Johnson hurls new challenges at Labour as UK parliament heads back into session. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

‘There was a reason why my son died … And the reason was Pell.’

‘There was a reason why my son died … And the reason was Pell.’

The father of one of George Pell's victims might feel justice is finally being done, but he still feels anger toward Pell and the Church.

The Pell culture war rolls on…

The Pell culture war rolls on…

The appeal result has drawn progressives and leftists even tighter into an embrace with a justice system they would and should be suspicious about.

Don’t buy into the hype of unions’ demise

Don’t buy into the hype of unions’ demise

Crikey readers discuss union decline and laws governing priests receiving confession.

Cheers and confrontation outside court as Pell’s appeal is dismissed

Cheers and confrontation outside court as Pell’s appeal is dismissed

Pell's return to the Melbourne Assessment Prison is, for survivors at least, a wonderful day that “upholds hope”.

When do Australian priests have to report child abuse?

When do Australian priests have to report child abuse?

The question of which states do and do not require ministers to report child abuse is a complicated one — and it goes all the way to the Vatican.

Catholic Church calls for greater religious protections

Catholic Church calls for greater religious protections

Good morning, early birds. The Catholic Church and other religious groups are calling for protections in proposed religious freedom laws, and Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt is criticised for ignoring the need for a voice to parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

George Pell and the meaning of ‘reasonable doubt’

George Pell and the meaning of ‘reasonable doubt’

George Pell's verdict will stand or fall this week on the question of reasonable doubt. But what exactly does that mean in this case?

Protection from ‘on high’

Protection from ‘on high’

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.

Celibacy and obedience: life inside a seminary

Celibacy and obedience: life inside a seminary

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.