Lismore priest faces retrial over child sex charges

Story Published: 22 Sep 2016

AFTER an emotionally-charged, four-week trial which left a jury in deadlock, Catholic priest Father John Casey will again...

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Vile predatory priest destroys girl's innocence

Story Published: 28 Aug 2016

ALMOST 50 years ago an incredibly charismatic Catholic priest strolled into a Queensland school where he began destroying a...

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Jury yet to decide in trial of Lismore Catholic Priest

Story Published: 9 Aug 2016

THE jury has also been reminded that "human memory is fallible" and one of the victims may be "unreliable" because of post...

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Alleged sex abuse victim has attacker mixed up: Barrister

Story Published: 9 Aug 2016

THE four week trial of Lismore Diocese Catholic priest John Patrick Casey over allegations of historical child sexual abuse...

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Isis killers forced nuns to watch priest's murder

Story Published: 27 Jul 2016

TWO knifemen who had pledged allegiance to Isis forced two nuns to watch as they filmed themselves slitting the throat of a...

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Priest’s video statement to be shown during child sex trial

Story Published: 21 Jul 2016

THE District Court trial of a Lismore priest is continuing, with the jury to be shown an 87-minute video of Father John...

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Father of two victims gives evidence at Lismore priest trial

Story Published: 21 Jul 2016

IT WAS seeing John Casey during a broadcast of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes’ funeral in 2014 that prompted a second...

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Law year kicks off with mass

Story Published: 19 Jul 2016

Father Frank Brennan has been a priest for 30 years and a lawyer for 40.

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Catholic priest said young boys were ‘the sons I never had’

Story Published: 14 Jul 2016

JOHN Patrick Casey, who is on trial for 27 child sex charges, said spending time with boys at his presbytery in the 1980s...

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Alleged victim gives evidence in trial of Lismore priest

Story Published: 12 Jul 2016

SUPPORTERS of Lismore priest John Patrick Casey, and the media, were asked to leave the court room today as one of the...

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