Australia's pursuit of Vatican documents on pedophile priests is likely to be addressed at a UN torture committee press conference.

Australia's pursuit of Vatican documents on pedophile priests is likely to be addressed at a UN torture committee press conference.

Source: AAP 26 NOV 2014 - 5:20 PM 

The UN Committee against Torture is this week expected to address the powers of Australia's child abuse royal commission, with implications for Australian-Vatican relations.

The committee will discuss its review into Australia's adherence to the convention against torture in Geneva on Friday.

Abuse survivors campaigner Nicky Davis says she hopes the UN delivers a firm ultimatum.

"I hope the UN CAT very clearly puts the Australian government...

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  • commented 2014-11-27 18:18:53 -0600
    What is it with politicians and the Roman Catholic System (RCS), how come the RCS has such a cosy relationship with them. I’ve always been able to see thru the RCS, also the late Reverend Ian Paisley and of course the excellent Monty Python. The Australian government should put as much pressure, on the RCS, as possible.