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#Mandatory reporting

# mandatory-reporting - Friday 31 August, 2018

Catholic leaders in Australia reject calls for priests to disclose abuses told during confession
# Mandatory Reporting
# Mandatory Reporting

Catholic leaders in Australia reject calls for priests to disclose abuses told during confession

Aug 31st 2018, 7:37 AM 15,082 Views 31 Comments

The Catholic Bishops Conference said making it a requirement to report what was said in confession impinged on religious liberties.

# mandatory-reporting - Saturday 19 April, 2014

'Regrettable editorial lapse': Irish Times apologises for controversial priest cartoon
# Martyn Turner
# Martyn Turner

'Regrettable editorial lapse': Irish Times apologises for controversial priest cartoon

Apr 19th 2014, 9:01 AM 17,927 Views 184 Comments

The paper said that cartoonists Martyn Turner took a “unjustified side-swipe at all priests”.

# mandatory-reporting - Thursday 8 September, 2011

No exceptions for priests in child abuse legislation
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

No exceptions for priests in child abuse legislation

Sep 8th 2011, 12:34 PM 1,518 Views 63 Comments

Catholic confession will not get special treatment in new laws over reporting child abuse, the government has confirmed.

# mandatory-reporting - Monday 29 August, 2011

Shatter insists mandatory reporting will apply to priests despite Cardinal's comments
# Confession
# Confession

Shatter insists mandatory reporting will apply to priests despite Cardinal's comments

Aug 29th 2011, 11:06 AM 2,002 Views 16 Comments

Cardinal Seán Brady has said that the seal of the confession is inviolable and that any attempt to undermine it is a challenge to the right of Catholics to freedom of religion.