Survivors of paedophile priest Vincent Ryan's abuse are 'suffering profoundly'

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated August 8 2022 - 6:57am, first published May 31 2022 - 7:30pm
Vincent Ryan.

THE DIOCESE of Maitland-Newcastle said the late Bishop Bill Wright "offered his opinion to the Pope" about what should happen with convicted paedophile Vincent Ryan's priesthood, but the diocese has declined to provide any further detail about this correspondence, despite the subsequent deaths of both men.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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