Catholic Council to assist IICSA

The Catholic Council to assist IICSA supported the organisations that make up the Catholic Church in England and Wales and ensured the evidence required by the Inquiry was collated appropriately.

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The Catholic Council to assist IICSA under its Chair, Baroness Nuala O’Loan, had representation from both the Bishops’ Conference and the Conference of Religious. It supported the numerous organisations that make up the Catholic Church in England and Wales and spoke with and for the Church. It ensured that the evidence required by the Inquiry was collated appropriately.

Members

Baroness Nuala O’Loan
Chair 

Bishop Marcus Stock 
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales

Canon Chris Thomas
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales

Ms Valerie Nazareth
Conference of Religious General Secretary

Bishop Stephen Wright
Archdiocese of Birmingham

Dom Christopher Jamison OSB
Abbot President of the English Benedictine Congregation

Sister Lyndsay Spendalow
Conference of Religious

Colette Limbrick
Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service

Dr Helen Costigan
Canon lawyer

Msgr Gordon Reed
Canon lawyer

Contact

Canon Christopher Thomas
General Secretary, CBCEW

christopher.thomas@cbcew.org.uk