Investigation

Family of abuse victim Andrew Nash vow take TV documentary comments further after wanting retired Maitland-Newcastle priest defrocked

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:32pm, first published October 23 2020 - 6:00pm
UNITY: Geoffrey, Audrey and Bernadette Nash, at Audrey's home in Hamilton yesterday. They believe that despite its apologies, the Catholic hierarchy is yet to prove itself significantly changed. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

AN internal Catholic investigation into a televised outburst by retired priest Bill Burston over the 1974 suicide of 13-year-old abuse victim Andrew Nash has ended after Father Burston agreed voluntarily not to perform mass or other church rituals.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.