From Monday 29 April, the Catholic Church will commence appearing before the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into child abuse. Bishop Bird and Bishop Connors from the Diocese of Ballarat, and representatives from the Salesians and St John of God Brothers will appear on 29 April. Other Catholic Church representatives will appear over coming weeks.
Go to www.facingthetruth.org.au to find:
- videos on Towards Healing and Melbourne Response, the Church’s processes for dealing with allegations of sexual abuse.
- copies of statements made by those appearing before the Inquiry.
- new fact sheets and frequently asked questions.
- 18 corrections to common misconceptions about child abuse and the Catholic Church.
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