Preying on trust

Rev Ann Key writes about how whole church and communities can be groomed to allow sexual, physical and psychological abuse to occur.

Political uncertainty stalls moves to incorporate

PENNY MULVEY On 21 January last year the Vic/Tas general secretary wrote to assembly, the other synods, presbyteries and Church councils as well as all the reporting bodies and institutions of the synod to inform them of

Failing the most vulnerable

I have read three books over the last few weeks – two works of fiction and one non-fiction – all with a common thread, the treatment or mistreatment of children.

UCA delivers apology and child safe pledge

Uniting Church leaders appearing before the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse have pledged to survivors to make the Church the safest place it can be for children.

Royal Commission Hearing Closing Remarks

On behalf of the Uniting Church in Australia, I sincerely apologise to all children in our care who suffered sexual abuse, of any kind, in our Church, whether it happened since union of 1977 or before that in our predec

UCA gives evidence at Royal Commission

Photo by Jeremy Piper The Uniting Church in Australia will appear at a public hearing for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuses in Sydney today.

Uniting Church to appear at Royal Commission

The Hon Justice Peter McClellan AM. Uniting Church president Stuart McMillan has issued a pastoral statement ahead of the Church’s appearance at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse.