Posts Tagged ‘Truth Justice and Healing Council’

Australian Catholic Church unlikely to reform Comments 0

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Australia’s Truth Justice and Healing Council vice chair, Elizabeth Proust, says she’s “pessimistic” about the Catholic Church’s willingness to reform now the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has finished. Proust, whose role on the Council is to supervise and coordinate the Church’s response to the Commission and its recommendations, says she fears Read more

Aust. Church opts for independent monitor of sex abuse cases Comments 1

Friday, October 4th, 2013

The Catholic Church in Australia has said it will allow an independent board to monitor how it handles clerical sex abuse and publicly report on its compliance. This step is part of a reform agenda described as potentially “the most significant overhaul of the Church’s approach to clerical sexual abuse in its more than 200-year Read more