New Zealand Cardinal Accused Of Sexual Abuse – Fails In Court To Block Story

One of New Zealand’s most senior Catholics has failed in his last-ditch attempt to prevent a media company from detailing sexual abuse allegations against him.

Cardinal John Dew, a former Archbishop of Wellington who was made a cardinal by Pope Francis in 2015, is the subject of a Newshub story accusing him of sexual abuse.

Dew sought an injunction against Warner Bros. Discovery New Zealand to prevent Newshub’s story, which was broadcast this evening.

He first sought the injunction in the High Court but failed. He appealed to the Court of Appeal, again failing, and then took his case to the Supreme Court.

Continue reading at the New Zealand Herald

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