Newcastle Herald
Tuesday, 28 November 2023

Catholic Church qualifies its responses to royal commission

Updated September 2 2018 - 11:18am, first published September 1 2018 - 12:30am
REPORT: Archbishop Mark Coleridge.
REPORT: Archbishop Mark Coleridge.

AFTER months of deliberation, Australian Catholic Church leaders announced on Friday that they “accept 98 per cent of the recommendations” of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, rejecting only a single recommendation relating to the sanctity of the confessional.

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