Catholic Culture Podcasts
Catholic Culture Podcasts
Catholic World News

Confessional seal not a matter of human rights, says Australian official

July 17, 2018

» Continue to this story on Canberra Times

CWN Editor's Note: A human-rights commissioner in the Australian Capital Territory has ruled that a law requiring Catholic priests to reports sexual abuse mentioned in a sacramental confession is not a violation of human rights. The commissioner rejected Australian bishops’ plea that the legislation offends against religious freedom.

The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.


For all current news, visit our News home page.

Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.