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Cardinal Pell to face trial

Tuesday 1 May 2018

Media and Communications Office
Magistrate Belinda Wallington has announced that Cardinal Pell will stand trial on alleged historic sex offences. While a number of charges, including the most serious against him, were discharged, Ms Wallington deemed that there was sufficient evidence for the case to proceed.

PNG earthquake: Caritas response supports recovery

Thursday 19 April 2018


Caritas Australia with its partners on the ground is responding to the impact of a 7.5 magnitude earthquake which has killed 150 people and has left, according to the UN, 270,000 people including 125,000 children, in need of emergency aid.

Caritas is providing urgent shelter and health support, especially in the form of clean water, sanitation and hygiene support (WASH) as well as trauma counselling.