Tag Archives: Bishop Robinson

JOHN MENADUE. The Catholic bishops don’t understand their responsibility and accountability. (Repost from 27 February 2017)

In any other walk of life or area of public administration, admission of criminal neglect would be a prelude to the tendering of resignations. The criminally negligent are not fit and proper persons to hold senior administrative responsibilities. Not so in … Continue reading

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Peter Johnstone. Bishop Robinson at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

“the major obstacle to a better response from the Church has been the Vatican.”   Bishop Geoffrey Robinson On Monday 24 August 2015, Bishop Geoffrey Robinson spent a day in the witness box at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to … Continue reading

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John Menadue. How the Australian Bishops and Rome ignored the warnings.

Current Affairs.  We were warned about events such as in the Ballarat Catholic Diocese. But they were even worse than what we expected. Bishops have been warned for a long time but they have ignored the warnings. See article below … Continue reading

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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses of Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church.

Yesterday, in Eureka Street, Fr Frank Brennan SJ commented on the first interim report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses of Child Sexual Abuse. He said: ‘Before Prime Minister Gillard announced the commission, I said that the Catholic Church … Continue reading

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