Royal commission: Monsignor John Usher denies protecting Cardinal George PellThe former chancellor of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney denied he was trying to save Cardinal George Pell from embarrassment by sticking to his claim about a paedophile priest in the face of conflicting accounts, a royal commission has heard.In the final day of an inquiry into convicted paedophile John Joseph Farrell, Monsignor John Usher insisted the priest never admitted to crimes against children at a 1992 meeting. Monsignor John Usher gives evidence at the royal commission. Photo: ..>> view original
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Boy accused of raping 6yo girl at Sydney school pleads not guiltyBoy accused of raping 6yo girl at Sydney school pleads not guilty Updated September 22, 2016 13:10:51 A 12-year-old boy charged with raping a six-year-old girl at their Sydney northern beaches primary school has pleaded not guilty to all charges.The boy, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, attended Hornsby Children's Court with his parents, aunt and barrister.The boy and another 12-year-old boy were accused of sexually and indecently assaulting a six-year old gi..>> view original
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