Eileen Piper Comensoli Apology
Title: After 26 years, Eileen Piper has finally won an apology from the Catholic Church for her daughter’s abuse
Author: Karen Percy
Publisher: ABC News
It’s taken 26 years, reams of legal documents and many tears, but Eileen Piper has done what she set out to do — cleared the name of her daughter, Stephanie, who was abused by a Catholic priest in the 1970s.
In December, Mrs Piper, 95, received a written apology from Melbourne’s Archbishop, Peter Comensoli, and the Pallotine order of priests which, for years, had denied the crimes of Father Gerard Mulvale.
“I am relieved — but I’m still hurt,” she told the ABC.
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