Church and government both struggle for credibility
When representatives of the Catholic Church appeal to values in public life, in sexuality and in education, their appeal is often thought to mask hypocrisy — the assertion of high values that it does not practice.
Andrew Hamilton, consulting editor of Eureka Street, discusses the difficulties both government and the Catholic Church face when commending values.
Priest's name taken off Adamstown Catholic high school building
ST Pius X High School at Adamstown in Newcastle has removed formal references to former principal and Catholic priest Patrick Helferty after former students alleged he knew about the child sex offending of fellow priest John Denham.
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