Judge orders home detention for Australian archbishop over sex abuse cover-up

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

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, was spared jail on Tuesday when he was ordered to serve his one-year sentence at home. Newcastle Court Magistrate Robert Stone allowed Philip Wilson, 67, to serve his detention at home after an assessment […]

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