Arch­bishop ap­peals case

Warwick Daily News - - NATION -

FOR­MER Ade­laide Arch­bishop Philip Wil­son is pur­su­ing an ap­peal against his con­vic­tion for cov­er­ing up child sex abuse in the NSW Hunter Re­gion.

Wil­son’s case was men­tioned briefly for the first time in New­cas­tle Dis­trict Court yes­ter­day, a fort­night af­ter be­ing told he could serve a 12month jail term in home de­ten­tion.

Judge Roy El­lis has set down two days for hear­ings in Oc­to­ber. Wil­son, 67, lodged the ap­peal on Au­gust 14 im­me­di­ately af­ter he was or­dered to serve home de­ten­tion.

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