Catholic Church lawyers caught out playing hardball in explosive civil litigation case

By Andrew Thomson
Updated May 31 2019 - 4:03pm, first published May 29 2019 - 9:02pm
Notorious paedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale.
Notorious paedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale.

IN a landmark case for survivors, Catholic Church lawyers have refused to acknowledge that former Bishop of Ballarat Ronald Mulkearns knew paedophile priest Gerald Ridsdale was a repeat offender.

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