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...

Abuse, Crime, Editors Picks, Girl, Joan Isaacs, Priest, Rape

Maroochydore mosque deserves same rights as church: priest

Story Published: 25 Aug 2015

MAROOCHYDORE Catholic priest Joe Duffy has backed the Muslim community’s appeal to remove restrictive hours of worship and...

Editors Picks, Hours, Islam, Maroochydore, Mosque, Muslim, Priest

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...

Catholic, Editors Picks, Lismore District Court, Priest

Priest who defended Pell also the subject of sex abuse claim

Story Published: 23 Dec 2015

A PRIEST who gave evidence to the child abuse royal commission in defence of Cardinal George Pell was himself the subject...

Editors Picks, George Pell, Priest, Royal Commission Into Child Sex Abuse

Paedophile former priest targeted teens loses bail bid

Story Published: 24 Jun 2016

A FORMER Anglican priest jailed this week for molesting a fourth altar boy has lost a bid for bail pending appeal.

Anglican, Editors Picks, Paedophile, Priest

Former priest raped girl while listening to Leonard Cohen

Story Published: 2 May 2016

She went to him for help, counselling and support, but instead the chaplain at a Catholic girl's school raped the...

Catholic, Editors Picks, Nzherald, Priest

Priest jailed over abuse of fourth altar boy

Story Published: 20 Jun 2016

A FORMER Anglican priest must serve three more months in jail after pleading guilty to molesting a fourth altar boy while...

Anglican, Cunnamulla, Editors Picks, Gatton, Ipswich, Priest, Toowoomba

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...

Church, France, Isis, Murder, Normandy, Priest

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...

Catholic, Editors Picks, Lismore District Court, Priest

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...

Court, Crime, Priest, Sexual Abuse