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New body to test Church resolve on professional standards abuse and intercessory prayer

Praying handsMichael Mullins asks how the Church can move forward in the wake of child sexual abuse and then asks does intercessory prayer work. 

Yesterday I watched last week’s Four Corners episode ‘Broken Homes’ on the child protection system for children in residential care. The moment that stayed with me, and no doubt many others, was former Victorian children’s commissioner Bernie Geary talking about the case that affected him the most – ‘the child who said “I’m not special in the eyes of anyone”’.

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