Bishop’s actions put in context of the era

By Joan Chambers
Updated March 4 2016 - 9:56am, first published 9:48am
TIMES PAST: Joan Chambers says former Ballarat Bishop Ronald Mulkearn's testimony to the Royal Commission into Institutionalised Child Sexual Abuse needed to be put in the context of the "children should be seen and not heard" era.
TIMES PAST: Joan Chambers says former Ballarat Bishop Ronald Mulkearn's testimony to the Royal Commission into Institutionalised Child Sexual Abuse needed to be put in the context of the "children should be seen and not heard" era.

When I read in The Courier that Bishop Ronald Mulkearns was 85 years old, I thought “so am I” and there are many things he has said, or not said, that I can relate to. It was a completely different era.

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