The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Sydney on Monday 24 August 2015. 

The public hearing heard the evidence of retired Bishop Geoffrey Robinson regarding the history and development of the Catholic Church’s response to child sexual abuse prior to the introduction of Towards Healing.

Location

Level 17, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney.

The scope and purpose of the public hearing is to inquire into:

Hear the evidence of retired Bishop Geoffrey Robinson regarding:

  1. The history and development of the Catholic Church’s response to child sexual abuse prior to the introduction of Towards Healing.

  2. His membership of the College of Consultors of the Archdiocese of Sydney.

  3. The operation of Encompass Australasia.

  4. His discussions with senior Vatican officials.

  5. Any related matters.

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