Primate calls for abuse payouts
THE Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, the Archbishop
of Brisbane, Dr Phillip Aspinall, has called for federal laws that
would force Churches to compensate victims of sexual abuse.
Giving evidence at a hearing of the national Royal Commission
into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Dr Aspinall
said that it would be "much quicker and simpler" for the Anglican
Church if there were a "uniform, mandatory compensation scheme"
that set the levels of financial ...
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