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.
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.
Crikey readers discuss union decline and laws governing priests receiving confession.
Pell's return to the Melbourne Assessment Prison is, for survivors at least, a wonderful day that “upholds hope”.
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.
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's verdict will stand or fall this week on the question of reasonable doubt. But what exactly does that mean in this case?
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.