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81611860 Anderson v. Molon et al. Adan Exner August 14, 2018 10 a 12 13 14 15 16 a7 18 19 20 a1 22 23 24 25 10 ql 12 13 14 15 ‘This is Exhibit "@" referred to in the 35 ttaniot Qare NOOSE swom (or affirmed) before me on the 2 day of GY, 204, ‘A commissioner for taking Affidavits for Okay. British Columbia We can take as many breaks as you need. You are the archbishop emeritus of the Archdiocese of Vancouver? Yeah. And I want to be sure that I'm respectfully addressing you. So I know that I can refer to you as Archbishop Exner. That's fine. And Your Grace is also —- Your Grace is also acceptable, but I prefer just Archbishop Exner. Okay. I will try to stick to that. All right. And generally -- I appreciate we are in a legal setting, but generally it's respectful to stand when you enter a room and leave it; is that correct as a matter of protocol? I wouldn't worry about that. Okay. All right, Certainly within the Catholic Church that would be an expected protocol? Yes. And in the Catholic Church as well for those in your presence it would be appropriate to bow and kiss your ring; is that correct? Reportex Agencies Ltd. (604) 684-4347 91611860 Anderson v. Molon et al. Adam Exner August 14, 201 16 ows ww 10 1 19 12 13 14a 1s 16 a7 20 18 qs 20 21 a1 22 22 23 24 25 23 8 oy DP oO A Q Those traditions are fast evaporating. Are they? Okay. You will have to forgive me. I was born and raised in the Catholic Church, but it's been some time since I've -- Things have changed enormously in the last 30 years. They have. Okay. A lot less formal. But about 30 years ago it was quite formal. Yeah, 30 years ago, yes, that was the protocol. All right. And the protocol when referring to a bishop would be -- what is the formal title instead of Your Grace? For a bishop it's Your Excellency; for an archbishop it's Your Grace. That is the language used. Okay. Thank you. And your current residence, is it in Vancouver? Yes. Okay. Where are you residing? 1311 The Crescent And you were the bishop of the Kamloops diocese between 1974 and 1982? Right. Okay, All right. So you had this title in 1976 Reportex Agencies Ltd. (604) 684-4347 a1 81611860 Anderson v. Molon et al. Adam Exner August 14, 2018 1 and 1977? You were the bishop ~~ 2 A Yes, I was the bishop of Kamloops at the time, 3 yes. 4 24 Q And you understand that you're here in respect 5 of a lawsuit brought by Rosemary Anderson, who 6 is in the room here? 7 A Yes. 8 25 9 Okay. And her maiden name was Wright, to your 8 recollection? 10 A Yes. u 26 Q And you understand that the lawsuit is against 12 the Kamloops diocese as well as Father Erlindo 13 Molon in respect of damages she alleges arise as 44 a@ result of events that happened in 1976 and 1s 19977 16 A M'mm-hmm. v7 27° Q That's a yes? 18 eee” 19 28 Q Thank you. 20 A Sorry about that. 21 29° Q No, that's okay. It happens all the time. And 22 the Diocese of Kamloops is a named defendant -- 23 your counsel can help you with this -- in the 24 action, which is action number $1611860 in the 25 Vancouver registry? Reportex Agencies Ltd, (604) 684-4347