IICSA hearings – Monday/Tuesday 19/20 March
Updated again Wednesday afternoon
The transcript of the Anglican hearings for Monday 19 March is available here.
Witnesses heard were: two survivors, the Bishop of Manchester (concerning religious coummunities) and Graham Tilby (head of the National Safeguarding Team).
Church must create ‘culture of challenge’ Peter Ball survivor tells IICSA
Abuse allegations must be reported, Church of England safeguarding adviser tells IICSA
Abuse inquiry reveals Church’s ‘stupidity, incompetence and lying’, says bishop
Serious abuse by priests could still go unreported, Church’s safeguarding chief admits
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church
Safeguarding – reconciling two perspectives.
The comments below this article, including those from Ian Elliott, author of one of the earlier reports, are worth reading.
The transcript for Tuesday is now published.
Clergy burnt church files after being accused of covering up abuse, inquiry hears
IICSA latest: the dean’s bonfire and the destroyed report at Chichester Cathedral