Catholic report 'urges' quota mechanism to give women power in the church after child sexual abuse scandal

By Joanne McCarthy
Updated September 4 2018 - 8:44am, first published September 3 2018 - 6:00pm

THE Australian Catholic Church’s Truth Justice and Healing Council has “urged” use of a quota mechanism to give women decision-making roles at all levels of the church after evidence gender played a role in diverse child sexual abuse rates across the country.