zondag, april 10, 2016
The former Victorian bishop died before completing his evidence to the child abuse Royal Commission about the Catholic Church's handling of pedophile priests during his 1971-1997 years in charge of the Ballarat diocese.
The Royal Commission has called a directions hearing in relation to Case Study 28 (Catholic Church authorities in Ballarat) and Case Study 35 (Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne) to be held in Sydney on Wednesday 13 April 2016.
The purpose of the directions hearing in relation to Case Study 28 is to address a number of outstanding matters including in relation to Bishop Mulkearns’ evidence and to set a timetable for written submissions.
The directions hearing will be held in Hearing Room 1, Level 17, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney, starting at 9.15am AEST.
The directions hearing will be streamed live via webcast on the Royal Commission’s website.