Silence on abuse harmed Church, says Australian archbishop
Catholic World News - May 24, 2010
Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Canberra, Australia, told a Radio National audience that everything possible should be done to stop sexual abuse within the Church. In the past, he said, Church leaders were deflected from discussions of the topic by a misguided sense that silence could protect the Church from scandal. "No one now can deny the scale of the problem and the urgent task," the archbishop said.
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