Episode 167 - Australia’s Secret Shame Part 2: The Catholic Mafia


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Australia's record protecting children of all nationalities is poor at best, and nothing makes this more obvious than even a cursory glance at the history of the Australian Catholic Church. For decades, people have been abandoning organised religion Could it have something to do with the power and control abusers have displayed over victims, cushioned in the bosom of the Church?
Join Holly and Matthew as they take a deep look into the history of the Australian Catholic Church as presented to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and highlight two of the most shocking cases of long-form rape and abuse to come out of the proceedings...

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