Category: Opinion

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Opinion

May the Global Church Discover ‘Light from the Southern Cross’

Leaked Light Southern Cross Title: May the Global Church Discover ‘Light from the Southern Cross’ Author: Richard R. Gaillardetz Publisher: Catholic Outlook with permission from La Croix International. Date: 04JUN2020 Review and analysis of “potentially groundbreaking document” on Church governance As the entire world struggles with the challenges, tragedies, and constraints imposed by the current

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PAUL COLLINS. First Step to a Better Church?

ACBC Failure Governance Report Title: PAUL COLLINS. First Step to a Better Church? Author: Paul Collins Publisher: John Menadue–Pearls and Irritations Date: 03JUN 2020 I must admit up-front that I’m not a fan of committee reports. They’re usually pedestrian and repetitious, even at the best of times. So, to be honest, I didn’t approach the

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Opinion

The Gift of John Paul II

Saint John Paul II Title: The Gift of John Paul II Author: Stephen P. White Publication: The Catholic Thing via Ethics and Public Policy Center. Date: 14MAY2020 Next Monday, May 18, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Karol Wojtyła. Pope Francis will mark the occasion by celebrating Mass at the saint’s tomb in St.

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Opinion

Silence in the Catholic church may be its weapon of self destruction

Silence Church Weapon Self-destruction Title: Opinion: Silence in the Catholic church may be its weapon of self-destruction Author: Kristina Keneally Publisher: The Guardian Date: 25 Aug 2015 Geoffrey Robinson was scathing of the Catholic church’s silence on child sexual abuse at the royal commission. It’s time for parishioners to shout from the rafters. In a

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