Tag: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Statements from the Archbishop of Perth and ACBC President on the Final Hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The final hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse began on Monday 6th January 2017. Both the Catholic Archbishop of Perth, Timothy Costelloe SDB, and the President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC), Archbishop Denis Hart, have released statements prior to the commencement of these final hearings. You can… Continue Reading Statements from the Archbishop of Perth and ACBC President on the Final Hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Blue Knot Day | 24 October 2016 | Childhood Trauma Awareness

Monday 24 October is Blue Knot Day, the Blue Knot Foundation’s national awareness day for adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse, celebrated in October every year. While Blue Knot Day occurs on the 24th October, events will be held throughout Australia during the week of October 24th to 30th.   The image of the tangled blue… Continue Reading Blue Knot Day | 24 October 2016 | Childhood Trauma Awareness

The Record: Archbishop Costelloe’s response to clergy abuse themed drama

Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB has this week written a moving response in the lead up to the release of the clergy abuse themed drama, Spotlight. Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachael McAdams, Liev Schreiber and John Slattery, the film tells the story of the award winning investigative work of journalists at The Boston Globe… Continue Reading The Record: Archbishop Costelloe’s response to clergy abuse themed drama

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