Maitland-Newcastle Catholic diocese exposed after 'fiercely resisting" a child sex victim in court

By Joanne McCarthy
Updated December 11 2017 - 1:24pm, first published July 11 2017 - 5:30am
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MAITLAND-Newcastle Catholic diocese “fiercely resisted” paying compensation to the victim of a notorious child sex offender teacher in 2005 despite internal legal advice in 1990 conceding his victims would have “a pretty good case” to sue the church, royal commission documents released on Monday show.

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