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TJHC Blog: Let’s start talking

By Francis Sullivan 23 March 2017 Since the Royal Commission’s final hearing of the Catholic Church I have been regularly asked about where to from here. At one level the answer is straight forward. We will need to wait on … Continue reading

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Royal Commission Case Study 50: Catholic Church Authorities in Australia

The Royal Commission is holding a public hearing in Sydney commencing 6 February 2017 to inquire into the current policies and procedures of Catholic Church Authorities in Australia in relation to child-protection and child-safety standards, including responding to allegations of … Continue reading

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Truth, Justice and Healing Council Blog – Redress for abuse victims this election? : June 7 2016

Redress for abuse victims looks set for the bottom drawer this election With less than four weeks until polling day the heavy slumber of the electorate is showing signs of lifting. Opinion polls continue to signal a close result. Nothing … Continue reading

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Truth, Justice and Healing Council Blog – Redress is an election issue: May 11, 2016

Redress is an election issue The starter gun had barely fired and the issue of a national redress scheme for victims of institutional child abuse was on the hustings! This time it came courtesy of The Greens! Senator Rachel Siewert … Continue reading

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Royal Commission – Catholic Church Final Hearing: May 5, 2016

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has invited submissions from individuals and organisations about any factors which may have contributed to the occurrence of child sexual abuse in Catholic institutions, or affected the institutional response to … Continue reading

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Royal Commission – Week 2: December 19, 2013

The Royal Commission into the Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse. The first couple of days of the hearings have focused on some pretty horrendous stories of victims. I was watching the webcast of the hearing today (Wednesday) when one … Continue reading

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Royal Commission – Week 1: December 15, 2013

Royal Commission into the Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse With the Commission currently engaging in Public Hearings in the Catholic Church Response of “Towards Healing” I would encourage parishioners, in the first instance, to READ this Document in order … Continue reading

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Royal Commission – a beginning: December 8, 2013

The Royal Commission and the Catholic Church Over the coming weeks and months, the Catholic Church will be in the limelight of the Royal Commission into the Institutional Abuse of children. The investigation will be focused on how the Church … Continue reading

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