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Priests in Tasmania to face up to 21 years in jail if they fail to report abuse revealed in Confession

September 13, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “People in religious ministry (will now be) mandatory reporters of child sexual abuse, even when they have obtained that knowledge in the confessional,” said Elise Archer, attorney general of the Australian island state (map).

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