The Independent Review is now complete, and the written report covers 70 years of files and allegations of sexual abuse dating back to 1950. Special Master Robert Troyer interviewed survivors, priests, experts, victim advocates, safe environment staff, and others as part of his investigation and fact-finding efforts. He met with experts in the field of child abuse prevention. In addition, the Attorney General’s office set up a phone line and encouraged survivors to come forward. We should all be comforted that this investigation spanned seven decades, has been thorough and is transparent.
Below are some important findings from the report: