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Australian Royal Commission welcomed by victims of clergy abuse | Pacific Beat

Australian Royal Commission welcomed by victims of clergy abuse

Australian Royal Commission welcomed by victims of clergy abuse

Updated 13 November 2012, 10:09 AEDT

The victims of clergy abuse and their supporters say they are overjoyed a national Royal Commission is to be held in Australia.

They're optimistic the inquiry will expose system failures and cover-ups.

Presenter:Samantha Donovan

Speakers:Stephen Woods, Child abuse victim; Anthony Foster, long-time campaigner for a Royal Commission into the handling of child abuse; Judy Courtin, lawyer

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