The sole witness for today was Teresa Devlin, CEO of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland.
Today's hearing consisted of two panels: one dealing with Canon Law and Secrecy, and the other with the Sacrament of Confession
The Commission today heard from Archbishop Mark Coleridge, Professor Patrick Parkinson, Dr Maureen Patricia Cleary OAM, Peter Johnstone OAM and Father (Dr) Gerry O’Hanlon SJ.
Today, the Commission heard from Father Thomas Doyle OP, Dr Michelle Mulvihill, Professor Neil Ormerod and Father Francis Moloney
A summary of the Royal Commission proceedings for the first day of the Catholic 'wrap up,' including opening statements from Gail Furness SC and Francis Sullivan, and testimony from Fr Michael Whelan SM and Fr David Ranson