Even though I am employed by the Church in another capacity, my role is to be an honest broker and to get the best outcome. I believe, based on my usual practice and my Handwritten Notes, that this [that he had not explained to Mrs Isaacs what the facilitation process would entail] would be unlikely.
And the suicide.
Towards Healing: Principles and procedures in responding to complaints of abuse against personnel of the Catholic Church in Australia protocol Towards Healing is a set of do sex offenders repeat in Baural-Mittagong and procedures for a person who wishes to complain of having been, relevantly for this Royal Commission, sexually abused by a priest, religious or other Catholic Church personnel.
Then similarly with compensation. However, if they do, they need to get the written approval of the National Committee.
Father Spence acknowledged that as far as decisions regarding amounts of monetary payment were concerned, he regarded those decisions as depending on the expertise of lawyers and other advisers. Brother Turton said that it was not his understanding that the Marist Brothers refused to provide DG with a public apology.
In some cases the relevance of the lessons to be learned will be confined to the institution the do sex offenders repeat in Baural-Mittagong of the hearing; in other cases they will have relevance to many similar institutions in different parts of Australia.
Father Mulcahy said that he did not say prayers for the sick at the parish but that their names would be placed on a list of about 40 people in the weekly parish magazine. Where our investigations identify a significant concentration of abuse in one institution, it is likely that the matter will be brought forward to a public hearing.
Bishop Gerry gave evidence that he deeply regretted that he had not met face to face with Mrs Isaacs to hear her speak of her pain directly.