Call for churches to be included in state abuse inquiry

Newstalk ZB

30 April 2018

A last-ditch call for the royal inquiry into abuse in state care to be expanded to include churches.

The terms that govern the inquiry haven’t been decided, with public submissions closing at midnight.

Both the Catholic and Anglican churches want to be included in the inquiry, but the Government’s indicated they won’t be.

Victim and survivor John says he was sexually abused when he was 14-years-old at the Catholic school he went to.

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