Australia’s Trample on the Seal of Confession

Reading Time: 4 minutes Written by Aidan McIntosh, Catholic University The Legislative Assembly of Queensland in Australia passed a long-debated bill that requires priests to break the seal of confession in order to report the sexual abuse of children, whether reported or known, to authorities on Tuesday.  Queensland Justice Minister Yvette D’Ath lauded the bill’s passing, saying that the […]