About Gary Johnston 71 Articles
Gary Johnston is an author, academic and former parole officer with decades of experience in the criminal justice system. He is True Crime News Weekly's Deputy Editor and Melbourne correspondent. His book 'No Previous Conviction' was published in May 2017 and is available on Amazon.
The Catholic Church is refusing to comply with the key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Institutional Child Abuse – to report to authorities any confessions to priests from guilty parties who have admitted committing or enabling sexual abuse. Is it really on spiritual grounds, or is it the last bastion of protection and concealment? Tim Kent with his view.
SHARE THIS TRUE CRIME STORY
The Catholic Church – which has enabled the rape and sexual abuse of thousands of children and brought upon the world arch-villain paedophile, George Pell – is still claiming that its so-called special relationship with God means priests shouldn’t report incidents of child abuse told to them during confession.