Survivors react to Catholic Church's reluctant admission of liability for Gerald Ridsdale abuse

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By Jolyon Attwooll
September 6 2019 - 7:30pm
VICTIM SUPPORT: Ribbons tied to the fence of St Patrick's Cathedral, the Diocese of Ballarat headquarters, which admitted liability for abuse committed by Gerald Ridsdale. Photo: Lachlan Bence.

The Catholic Diocese of Ballarat has admitted liability in a civil action brought by a victim of historical sexual abuse in a potentially landmark case.

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Jolyon Attwooll

Journalist

Reporter at the Ballarat Courier. Ex-Londoner and former commissioning editor at The Telegraph (the UK broadsheet, not the Sydney tabloid).