Australian archbishop sentenced to a year’s detention over sex abuse cover up

Archbishop Philip Wilson leaves Newcastle Local Court, in Newcastle for sentencing, Australia, July 3, 2018. AAP/Darren Pateman/via REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – An Australian archbishop was sentenced to a year in detention on Tuesday for concealing child sexual abuse by a priest, but will remain on bail while his suitability for home detention is determined. Philip Wilson, 67, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, was ordered […]

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