On the day of the faire, jolting pictures and video of the spire collapsing, the roof ablaze, were posted alongside people's snaps and memories of their visits to the famed old edifice. But for me, one photo captured a message, writes Simon Smart.
A Catholic priest in Tasmania's north is removed from his post after what the Archdiocese of Hobart describes as "tension within the parish", amid complaints from parishioners only men were allowed to serve at the altar, and concerns over Latin masses.
As a Catholic, the Pell verdict has shocked me deeply but these are the steps forward, writes Francis Sullivan.
My husband is a survivor of clerical abuse, but in the countless hours I've spent in waiting rooms, not one doctor has asked me if I'm okay, writes Winnie Mulherin.
George Pell's reaction to receiving his sentence wasn't visible outside the courtroom, but for those of us inside, we saw a changed man, writes Louise Milligan.
The National Redress Scheme was meant to help compensate survivors of institutional child sexual abuse, but many say having to retell their stories again in a 62-page application is making them relive the trauma.
The family of one of the boys abused by George Pell have spoken of their disgust, while police tasked with investigating child sex abuse reveal the difficulties they faced dealing with the Catholic Church.
The Vatican confirms it is investigating disgraced cardinal George Pell over child sexual offences committed in Australia, in what analysts say is a sign the global Catholic Church is taking the conviction seriously.