‘Proportion of priests and non-ordained religious subject to a claim of sexual abuse 1950-2010’. The figures and methodology contained in this document are no longer current. Please see Exhibit 50-0020 and 50-0021 for current figures.
David Ranson OCSO, ‘A personal response to the issue of factors within the Catholic Church which contribute to a climate out of which sexual abuse might occur’, Addressed to the Australian Catholic Social Welfare Commission Research Project, July 1997
Neil Ormerod, ‘Clergy Sexual Abuse: What difference did Vatican II make’, Neil Ormerod et.al. (eds), Vatican II: Reception and implementation in the Australian Church, Australian Catholic University, 2012, 213 - 225.
Congregation for Catholic Education, Instruction concerning the criteria for the discernment of vocations with regard to persons with homosexual tendencies in view of their admission to the seminary and to holy orders, 4 November 2005.
Ratio Nationalis Institutionis Sacerdotalis, Programme for Priestly Formation Australia, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, January 2007, revised November 2014, this version printed December 2015.
Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Presidents of the Episcopal Conferences and Superiors of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life Concerning the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.
Pontifical Commission for the Protection for Minors, ‘Guidelines Template Document’, Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, 27 May 2016, http://www.protectionofminors.va/content/tuteladeiminori/en/resources_section/new_guidelines_page/gui
Letter from Philip Reed, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, to Deacon Bernie Nojadera, Executive Director, Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Letter from Deacon Bernie Nojadera, Executive Director, Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, to Philip Reed, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2015 Annual Report: Findings and Recommendations – May 2016 Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, May 2016
Letter from Philip Reed, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to Teresa Devlin, Chief Executive Officer, National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland
Letter from Teresa Devlin, Chief Executive Officer, National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland, to Philip Reed, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
Integrity in Ministry: A Document of Principles and Standards for Catholic Clergy & Religious in Australia, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia, June 2004 (reprinted April 2010).
Integrity in the Service of the Church: A Resource Document of Principles and Standards for Lay Workers in the Catholic Church in Australia, National Committee for Professional Standards, September 2011 (reprinted February 2013)
Towards Healing: Principles and procedures in responding to complaints of abuse against personnel of the Catholic Church in Australia January 2016, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia, 2016.
‘Analysis of claims of child sexual abuse made with respect to Catholic Church institutions in Australia’. This document is no longer current. See the Research page of the Royal Commission website for a correct version of the report.
Explanation Document - Proportion of alleged perpetrators. A revised version of this document has been tendered. Please see Exhibit 50-0021: Explanation Document – Proportion of Alleged Perpetrators – revised – June 2017.
Roman Catholic Archbishop of Perth, Procedures for the consideration of requests and re-examination of previously settled claims and for new claims involving allegations of child sexual abuse where claimant has elected not to invoke the Towards Healing pr
Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) Policy No 2–D3: Child Protection - Catholic Education Western Australia, Child Protection Procedures: Guidelines and Procedures for Catholic Schools in Western Australia - Catholic Education Western Australia,
Edmund Rice Ministries, Framework for Development of a: Memorandum of Understanding between an Edmund Rice Ministry and another Agency to Respond to Child Care, Safety and Protection Concerns of Allegations
St Stanislaus’ College, Child Protection Initiatives at SSC - Mr John Edwards, Headmaster’s Report to Board Meeting, October 2012 - Child Protection Update -Dr Anna Wenham, Head of College Report to the Board of Directors, August 2016
Catholic Schools Office Armidale, Policy Statement - Child Protection: Responding to Allegations of Reportable Conduct and Allegations of Misconduct that May Involve Reportable Conduct Against Employees
Government of South Australia, Department of Education and Children's Services, Protective Practices for Staff in their interactions with children and young people: Guidelines for staff working or volunteering in education and care settings