What has become known as the Catholic 'wrap up' of the Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse concluded its three week hearing today.
All the Royal Commissioners heard from Australia's leading Archbishops including Sydney Archbishop, Anthony Fisher OP.
The Archbishops were asked their views on a range of issues being discussed at this hearing including professional standards, priestly formation, celibacy, the seal of Confession, governance, Church structure and clericalism. » Read More
The Most Reverend Gregory Homeming OCD was ordained the sixth Bishop of Lismore on the Feast of the Chair of St Peter at St Carthage's Cathedral, Lismore last night. » Read More
My dear friends,
The Royal Commission into Institutionalised Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released further figures on claims made against Catholic organisations, including what the Church has paid in response to those claims.
This includes allegations of abuse from 1950 to the present, drawn from records of known offenders, alleged offenders and even unidentified offenders. » Read More
My dear friends,
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has begun its final three-week review of the performance of the Catholic Church in Australia. And what has been revealed has already been harrowing.
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He's not just a busy Australian archbishop dealing with a thousand-and-one daily issues to do with running an archdiocese; » Read More
Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP gave his warm congratulations to several of the Australia Day recipients of honours, including the Australian of the Year... » Read More