Melbourne's Xavier College renames sports hall following child abuse allegations
The name of a high-profile Melbourne Jesuit is being removed from a sports complex at the prestigious Xavier College after child abuse allegations.
Four former Xavier College students have made complaints about inappropriate touching during interviews with the late Father Patrick “Paddy” Stephenson, the college says.
Related: The Catholic church must think upon its sins | Kevin McKenna
The school believes the complaints could be based on misunderstandings but college rector Father Chris Middleton said historical abuse at the college meant it was appropriate to rename the Stephenson centre... read more
- 09:17 St Helens Council to offer financial support to care leavers
- 09:17 Temperatures continue to soar with a sunny weekend forecast for...
- 09:16 Man in hospital following another stabbing in broad daylight in...
- 09:16 Piling work on former Futurist site is now complete
- 09:15 Residents flee from Halifax building as fire breaks out in flat
- 09:15 Fly-past marks 75 years since bomber plane crashed to ‘save life of...
- 09:14 Live as police seal off Albion Street and launch major investigation
- 09:14 Europa League Draw dates: When will Chelsea and Arsenal be in last...
- 09:13 Puffin numbers on the Farne Islands rally after initial concern
- 09:11 Live: Area of Fosse Park cordoned off by police
- 09:11 This week’s fascinating pictures of Worksop’s past
- 09:11 Stacey Solomon pregnant with Joe Swash's baby after meeting on I'm...
- 09:11 Jordyn Woods 'apologises' to Kardashian-Jenners after Tristan...
- 09:11 MP Ian Austin quits Labour party with scathing criticism of...
- 09:11 The Shift: Women on the Force - when it is on and where to watch it
- 09:10 Football transfer rumours: Marcus Rashford wanted by Barcelona?
- 09:09 Dozens of Tory MPs ready to block no-deal Brexit, May warned
- 09:09 Provident Financial gets £1.3bn bid from rival NSF
- 09:08 What should we expect from Marvel's new TV universe?
- 09:08 Economic importance of holiday park not to be under-estimated
- 09:08 Mark Ronson: ‘I was floundering. I was drinking too much and giving...
- 09:08 Police want to demolish old office buildings
- 09:08 Cooper targets medal at World Jiu Jitsu Championships with Team GB
- 09:08 Leeds gig for fast rising Manchester band Ist Ist
- 09:08 The Shift: Women on the Force - when it is on and where to watch it
- 09:08 Conservatives hold Oundle seat in Northants County Council by-election
- 09:08 Maurizio Sarri makes honest Callum Hudson-Odoi admission - Fans...
- 09:06 The Shift: Women on the Force - when it is on and where to watch it
- 09:06 Pensioner faces deportation because ‘he’s not gay enough’
- 09:06 Myles Anderson on his Hartlepool future, the impact of Craig...