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The late Bishop Ronald Mulkearns, who ‘regretted’ his handling of abuse cases, left his fortune to the Diocese of Ballarat

The cardinal met a group of survivors this morning after four days of questioning by an Australian royal commission

The cardinal said he he had heard rumours about Brother Ted Dowlan, but assumed they were being dealt with

The cardinal told an Australian commission he had been ‘kept in the dark’ about the crimes of Gerald Ridsdale

The cardinal gave evidence to royal commission via video link from Rome

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