Two men with Dunedin links are winging their way to Rome to join the fight for "zero tolerance'' of sexual abuse and cover-ups within the Catholic Church.
A Dunedin survivor of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church is heading to the Vatican in the hope of meeting the Pope, helped by the Catholic Bishop of Dunedin.
Windows covered by a psychedelic paint job concealed a dark secret in Invercargill. Now one victim of a Marist Brother who raped children is letting the sunlight in. Chris Morris reports
The announcement this week of an expanded Royal Commission into the abuse of children is a bittersweet milestone.
A Dunedin survivor is welcoming the news faith-based institutions will be included in an expanded Royal Commission of Inquiry into historic abuse.
A Wellington priest has backed down and agreed to allow ribbons from the survivors of sexual abuse to adorn a church in the capital.
A former Catholic school teacher who admitted the historic abuse of then-Dunedin boy Peter Boock is now the subject of a police complaint from two sources.
A fresh call to change the name of Kavanagh College is to be considered by the school's board of trustees, as pressure mounts over the role played by Dunedin's former Catholic bishop.
The Bishop of Dunedin has apologised to the city and asked for forgiveness, after admitting the Catholic Church failed to protect children from paedophiles disguised as men of the cloth.
The Bishop of Dunedin is not yet ready to condemn a predecessor, but says the actions of a priest who aided a paedophile Christian Brother would ''definitely not'' be appropriate today.
The Catholic priest from Dunedin at the centre of fresh child sex abuse revelations could be defrocked after all, just as a North Island victim of his offending comes forward.
An international expert on clerical sex abuse now believes a paedophile priest from Dunedin may have been offending for 50 years.
The Catholic priest now accused of leaving more victims in his wake should be defrocked, even now, a theological lecturer says.
A Central Otago man believes he dodged a bullet after being groomed by Catholic priest Fr Magnus Murray in Dunedin.
A paedophile priest from Dunedin and the Catholic Church's decision not to go to police. In an ODT Insight investigation, Chris Morris talks to victims, the Church and the police who put him behind bars.
An altar boy abused by Fr Magnus Murray in Dunedin says the priest has never answered for his most serious crimes.
Auckland Bishop Patrick Dunn, the secretary of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference, says the way Fr Murray was handled was wrong - with the gift of hindsight.
Sixty years on from the start of being abused, life is still tough for Patrick.
Paula says she was a "childish'' and vulnerable 17-year-old when Fr Magnus Murray first came into her life in Sydney.
The Church can't "hide'' from the story of Fr Magnus Murray - but nor can all Catholics be tarnished by the actions of one man, Dunedin's Monsignor John Harrison says.