Talk:Documentary suggests nuns were excommunicated for exposing paedophilic priest

From Wikinews, the free news source you can write!
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Review of revision 1101785 [Failed][edit]

Review of revision 1102729 [Passed][edit]

The Mary MacKillop wiki page contradicts this: "The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) said in September 2010 that MacKillop had been "banished after uncovering sex abuse" and cited Father Paul Gardiner in evidence of this. Gardiner described this suggestion as false, saying "Early in 1870, the scandal occurred and the Sisters of Saint Joseph reported it to Father Tenison Woods, but Mary was in Queensland and no one was worried about her." The executive producer of the ABC documentary said that the documentary did not suggest that MacKillop was excommunicated because of her role in exposure of child abuse: "At no stage ... is it claimed Mary MacKillop was excommunicated because she personally reported instances of abuse to the Catholic Church." -citations in the Main. Manannan67 (talk) 03:16, 13 March 2020 (UTC)