Mr J describes his experience of abuse in the Catholic Church revolving around the predatory sexual behaviour of a Gisborne Parish priest in the 1950s. Mr J wishes to put the record straight regarding the priest’s behaviour and hopes that he may motivate others to come forward. Mr J made a complaint to the Catholic Church in March 2020. His evidence includes recommendations as to how the Church’s A Path to Healing redress process can be improved, as well as a chronology of his contact with this Royal Commission and the Catholic Church.  

Mr J Witness Statement Redacted

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