Coleridge on truth council

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn

02 April 2013

The former Canberra and Goulburn archbishop Mark Coleridge has been appointed to the Truth Justice and Healing Council, which will manage the Catholic Church’s work with the royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse.

Archbishop Coleridge, now the Archbishop of Brisbane, is one of 13 members announced by president of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference Archbishop Denis Hart and chair of Catholic Religious Australia Sr Annette Cunliffe, RSC.

Prof Greg Craven, vice-chancellor of Australian Catholic University, is also on the council, which will be chaired by Justice Barry O’Keefe, a former chief judge of the NSW Supreme Court and once a commissioner on the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption.

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