Bunbury bishop John Goody welcomed Father William Glover in 1959 despite known paedophile allegations, court documents reveal

Andrew Elstermann
Updated July 18 2017 - 6:11pm, first published July 12 2017 - 7:00pm

Documents tendered to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in February have revealed that in 1959, Bunbury Bishop John Goody agreed to hire a priest despite knowing he had previously sexually abused a number of boys. 

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Andrew Elstermann

Andrew Elstermann

Senior Journalist for the Bunbury Mail, Australian Community Media, and Fairfax Media.

Email: andrew.elstermann@fairfaxmedia.com.au

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