Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Australian Archbishop Convicted of Concealing Child Abuse by a Priest


In the 1970s, there was a paedophile priest who steady abused children, and left them forever scarred. In the 1970s, the Australian Archbishop found this out, and kept it a secret.

That alone is enough to keep a generation and the next, terrified.

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Philip Wilson, the Australian archbishop convicted in May of concealing abuse by a notorious paedophile priest in the 1970s, the Vatican said Monday.

“The Holy Father Francis accepted the resignation of the pastoral government of the Archdiocese of Adelaide (Australia), presented by S.E. Mons. Philip Edward Wilson,” the Vatican said in a statement.


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