Archbishop Philip Wilson to step down after sex abuse cover-up

Archbishop Philip Wilson to step down after sex abuse cover-up
 

A Catholic archbishop in Australia convicted of concealing child sexual abuse will step down from his position.
Philip Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide, South Australia, was found guilty of covering up the crimes of a paedophile priest by a court on Tuesday.
He is the most senior Catholic in the world to be convicted of the offence.
Wilson said he would step aside from his duties on Friday.
"It is appropriate that, in the light of some of his Honour's findings, I stand aside from my duties as Archbishop," he said in a statement released on Wednesday.
"If at any point in... read more

 
23 May 2018 in World News, Views: 68
Source: BBC
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