The Bulletin has obtained both the letter and an official complaint which explain why Grafton Bishop Keith Slater late last week became the first church leader, since the Royal Commission into Institutional Child Abuse was announced, to offer his resignation for failing to address complaints…….
"As I am a member of the Anglican Clergy and you a victim of abuse I should not have made the many accusations of deceit that I did. For that I am truly sorry," Rev Comben wrote.
Neither Rev Comben nor Bishop Slater wish to make further comment. [Gold Coast News 27 May 2013]