Author: Brigitte O'Brien

Catholic Church divided over George Pell’s guilty verdict

By Brigitte O’Brien “Innocent until proven guilty.” Berna Byrne, 85, sits on her veranda overlooking Mt Coot-tha, a peaceful scene for a woman lost in thought. George Pell’s guilty verdict has caused Berna to question the foundations of her faith.

Australia’s war on MDMA

Brigitte O’Brien reports. Australia’s war on illicit drugs isn’t working, but why? The answer is simple, some of the greatest risks from using illicit substances are because they are illegal.