Black-Collar Crimes shows a sample of Catholic cases compiled by Broken Rites Australia researchers and was last updated 1 September 2015.
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|CONVICTED: Gerald Ridsdale (left) walks to court, accompanied by his support person (Archbishop George Pell, then an auxiliary bishop in Melbourne), when Father Ridsdale was pleading guilty to his first batch of criminal charges of child sex assault in May 1993. In his four court cases between 1993 and 2014, Ridsdale has been jailed for a minimum of 24 years for assaulting 54 of his victims.|
|CONVICTED: Father Finian Egan In Sydney on 20 December 2014, Father Finian James Egan was sentenced to at least four years' jail after a jury found him guilty of one count of rape and seven counts of indecent assault, committed against three girls who were aged from 10 to 17, between 1961 and 1987.|
|CONVICTED: James Patrick Jennings was once a Catholic priest in the Australia-wide Vincentian order. On 30 April 2014, Jennings (now aged 81), was jailed for child-sex crimes in Victoria in the 1960s.|