Tag: ACBC

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Catholics want reform

Catholics Want Reform Title: Catholics want reform Author: Peter Johnstone Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 30JUN2020 Catholics are rising up and accepting responsibility for renewing their Church. Catholics across Australia and New Zealand have met via Zoom to support the growing movement for reform of the Catholic Church. Representatives of 17 reform groups

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Who speaks for the Catholic church?

Catholic Church Australia Warhurst Title: Who speaks for the Catholic church? Author: John Warhurst Publisher: Eureka Street Date: 18JUN2020 Discussion of church life in Australia is incomplete without consideration of who speaks for the church at the national level. The answer to the question ‘Who presides over the Catholic church in Australia?’ is more complicated than

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Australia’s senior cleric says report calling for Church governance by lay women will be amended

Who Leaked Report Motive? Title: Australia’s senior cleric says report calling for Church governance by lay women will be amended Author: Paul Smeaton Publisher: Life Site Date: 18JUN2020 AUSTRALIA, June 18, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Australia’s senior Catholic cleric has said that a recently released report commissioned by the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ACBC) which calls for

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A Plenary of Broken Promises?

Plenary Broken Promises Australia Title: A Plenary of Broken Promises? Author: Gail Freyne Publisher: John Menadue-Pearls & Irritations Date: 17JUN2020 When the people in the pews get so restless that evidence of deceptive dealing at the top of the Catholic Church in Australia starts falling off the back of trucks these same leaders should know

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Australian Bishops urge further consultation on leaked governance report

Australian Bishops “Interim” Report Title: Australian Bishops urge further consultation on leaked governance report Author: Vatican News Publisher: Vatican News Date: 15JUN2020 Archbishop Mark Coleridge issues a statement regarding a leaked report on Church governance in Australia, and calls for further consultation before the final version can be released. The President of the Australian Catholic Bishops’

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Final version of governance report to be published by mid-August

Australian Catholic Bishops Governance Title: Final version of governance report to be published by mid-August Author: ACBC Media Blog staff Publisher: Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Media Blog Date: 14JUN2020 The final version of a report into diocesan and parish governance will be published after a series of amendments and clarifications have been made, likely by

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TERRY FEWTRELL Catholic bishops need to give up secrecy and learn to trust

Australian Catholic Bishops’ Secrecy Title: TERRY FEWTRELL Catholic bishops need to give up secrecy and learn to trust Author: P & I guest writer: Terry Fewtrell Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls & Irritations Date: 10JUN2020 Australia’s Catholic bishops seem to have learned little from the sexual abuse scandal and associated cover-ups, writes Terry Fewtrell. Pushed

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A promising roadmap for ecclesial reform and conversion

Gaillardetz Confidential Australia Governance Title: A promising roadmap for ecclesial reform and conversion Author: Richard R. Gaillardetz Publisher: Catholic Outlook Reproduced with permission of La Croix. Date: 06JUN2020 One of the world’s top ecclesiologists analyzes an unprecedented Church governance report. Click here for Part One: “The Light from the Southern Cross” The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

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Australia’s bishops, religious consider proposals for change in governance

Bishops Church Governance Australia Title: Australia’s bishops, religious consider proposals for change in governance Author: Michael Sainsbury – CNS Publisher: Crux Date: 05JUN2020 MUDGEE, Australia — Australia’s bishops and religious are considering the recommendations for change in a 208-page review into the governance of the church. If implemented, they would see administrative and financial control

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Hmmm … the Independent Advisory Group’s Governance report

Dim Light Southern Cross Title: Hmmm … the Independent Advisory Group’s Governance report Author: Philippa Martyr Publisher: The Catholic Weekly Date: 05JUN2020 The Royal Commission made some sensible recommendations for changes in church governance. But they also made recommendations – like breaking the seal of the confessional – which the Church can’t introduce without altering

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