Clergy abuse victim slams south-west parish name change

Monique Patterson
November 12 2021 - 3:00pm
DISAPPOINTING: A survivor of clergy sexual abuse said he was shocked by the new name for the merged Catholic churches.

A victim of notorious paedophile priest Paul David Ryan has described a move by the Diocese of Ballarat as "inconceivably stupid".

Monique Patterson

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