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Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse

It comes after a five-year inquiry into child sexual abuse that delved into more than 8,000 cases of sexual misconduct.
Grooming can involve three stages: access, abuse, concealment
The basic stranger-danger messages are not enough, unfortunately.
Australia's highest ranking Catholics face their second day of hearings.
The Catholic Church can mobilise for a greater good when it is willing and able.
Cardinal George Pell knew enough to conclude that more serious action should have been taken against a paedophile priest
The allegations include alleged incidents during Cardinal Pell's time as Archbishop of Melbourne in the 1990s.
In his first sit-down interview since giving evidence at the Royal Commission, Cardinal George Pell admitted he put the church
This image of Pell -- that of a man who rose through the Church as a consulter to bishops, as a vicar of education and an auxiliary bishop, without once being told the specifics of sexual abuse by his colleagues before he became archbishop of Melbourne -- is, in the Commission's own words, implausible.
On Monday questions centered on schools in Ballarat in the 1970s, when Pell was a junior priest, and how he reacted to how