Australian archbishop steps down after cover-up conviction

Australian archbishop steps down after cover-up conviction

An Australian archbishop said on Wednesday he will stand aside but does not intend to resign after becoming the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse.

 
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Australian archbishop steps down after cover-up conviction

An Australian archbishop said on Wednesday he will stand aside but does not intend to resign after becoming the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in...

Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

An Australian archbishop on Tuesday became the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse and faces a potential two years...

7 found dead with gunshot wounds on west Australia property

Seven people were found dead with gunshot wounds at a property near the tourist town of Margaret River in Australia's southwest on Friday in what could be the...

Australia says asylum seekers target New Zealand backdoor

People smugglers are marketing New Zealand as a back door into Australia, an Australian government minister said Monday after Malaysian authorities intercepted a boat carrying Sri Lankan asylum...

Cardinal Pell to face trial on criminal charges in Australia

Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, must stand trial on charges alleging he sexually abused...

US envoy in Australia says Adm. Harris is needed in Seoul

The acting U.S. ambassador to Australia said on Thursday the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific, Adm. Harry Harris, is the best envoy to represent the United...

Australian leader regrets setting opinion poll benchmark

Canberra, Apr 9 (AP/UNB) — Australia's prime minister said Monday he regretted using a lengthy streak of bad opinion polls to justify ousting his predecessor...

2 US tourists die in helicopter crash on Great Barrier Reef

Brisbane, Mar 22 (AP/UNB) — A helicopter carrying American tourists crashed at a coral-viewing site on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, killing two and injuring two others, police said.

New Zealand urges North Korea 'de-escalation' 

Wellington, Feb 1 (AP/UNB) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she supports economic sanctions against North...

Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriages 


Canberra, Dec 7 (AP/UNB) — Australia's Parliament voted Thursday to allow same-sex marriage across the nation, following a bitter debate settled by a much-criticized government survey of voters...