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Soul searching: Australia loses faith as sexual abuse cases mount

13 Mar 2019

BALLARAT, Australia Ballarat was the sort of regional Australian town where mothers with Irish surnames prayed their eldest sons would enter the priesthood, and fathers would reach for their soft brim hats whenever Catholic clergy walked by. | Video

Soul searching: Australia loses faith as sexual abuse cases mount

13 Mar 2019

BALLARAT, Australia Ballarat was the sort of regional Australian town where mothers with Irish surnames prayed their eldest sons would enter the priesthood, and fathers would reach for their soft brim hats whenever Catholic clergy walked by. | Video

Soul searching: Australia loses faith as sexual abuse cases mount

13 Mar 2019

BALLARAT, Australia Ballarat was the sort of regional Australian town where mothers with Irish surnames prayed their eldest sons would enter the priesthood, and fathers would reach for their soft brim hats whenever Catholic clergy walked by. | Video

Convicted Cardinal - Pell's name scraped from his Australian hometown

27 Feb 2019

BALLARAT, Australia On the day Cardinal George Pell, one of the highest ranking Vatican officials, was publicly revealed as a convicted child sex offender, his old high school in an Australian goldfields town physically scraped his name from one of its buildings.

Convicted Cardinal - Pell's name scraped from his Australian hometown

27 Feb 2019

BALLARAT, Australia On the day Cardinal George Pell, one of the highest ranking Vatican officials, was publicly revealed as a convicted child sex offender, his old high school in an Australian goldfields town physically scraped his name from one of its buildings.

RPT-ANALYSIS-Australia's bruised big banks offered respite in inquiry wash-up

10 Feb 2019

* Australia's big banks tipped to retain focus on cost-cutting

Australia's bruised big banks offered respite in inquiry wash-up

08 Feb 2019

SYDNEY After a year of bruising interrogation, Australia's oligopoly banking system has emerged from a government-appointed inquiry with reputations tarnished and some top executives removed - but also an unexpected opportunity to rebuild.

Australia vows to clean up financial sector after landmark misconduct inquiry

04 Feb 2019

CANBERRA A special government-appointed inquiry excoriated Australia's financial sector for misconduct on Monday, referring two dozen cases to regulators for possible legal action but leaving the structure of the country's powerful banks in place.

WRAPUP 1-Australia to overhaul regulators after landmark banking inquiry

04 Feb 2019

* Govt vows to take action on all of commission's recommendations

Last Australian men's player slumps out of home Grand Slam

19 Jan 2019

MELBOURNE The last of Australia's men's singles players was dumped out of the country's home Grand Slam in the early hours of Sunday morning in a tournament that has unearthed new local talent and exposed the deep divisions tearing through the ranks.

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