Case Study 35: The Archdiocese of Melbourne

The Royal Commission held a public hearing into the response of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne to allegations of child sexual abuse.

The hearing was held at the County Court of Victoria, 250 William Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000 and it inquire into:

  1. The response of relevant authorities within or associated with the Archdiocese of Melbourne to allegations of child sexual abuse against Catholic clergy associated with the Holy Family Parish, Doveton, and the Holy Family Primary School, Doveton.
  2. The response of the Archdiocese of Melbourne to allegations of child sexual abuse against other Catholic clergy, including Fr Wilfred Baker; Fr David Daniel; Fr Nazareno Fasciale; Fr Desmond Gannon; Fr Paul Pavlou; and Fr Ronald Pickering.

The hearing ran from 24 Novemeber to 4 December 2015.

Witness List

Opening and witness Statements

Transcripts

Hearing room updates

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