“Where the failures of my predecessors allowed abuse to occur, I offer my heartfelt apology.” – so Bishop Paul Bird (Ballarat) on the Royal Commission’s Report into Case Study 28.
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“the Church should be a safe place for children but the events point to it having been unsafe for all those who are victims. Where this abuse occurred resulting from the passivity or inactivity of predecessors of mine, I sincerely apologise and accept responsibility”: with these words Bishop Denis Hart (Melbourne) responded to the Royal Commision’s Report to Case Study 35.
To read the presse release click here.