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Australian law challenging confessional seal takes effect

February 17, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: In the state of Victoria, a law requiring priests to report child abuse—even if they heard the reports in a sacramental confession—has taken effect. Archbishop Peter Comensoli of Melbourne has said that priests must ignore the law.

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