Melbourne's Xavier College renames sports hall following child abuse allegations

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.
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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

 
23 March 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Guardian
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