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Archbishop Anthony Fisher's vision for the future of the Church following the Royal Commission Catholic 'wrap up'

Archbishop Anthony Fisher's vision for the future of the Church following the Royal Commission Catholic 'wrap up'

24 Feb 2017

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

Episcopal Ordination of Gregory Homeming OCD, Bishop of Lismore with Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP as Principal Celebrant

Episcopal Ordination of Gregory Homeming OCD, Bishop of Lismore with Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP as Principal Celebrant

23 Feb 2017

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

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Update on Royal Commission Hearings And Payments to Victims of Abuse

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Update on Royal Commission Hearings And Payments to Victims of Abuse

17 Feb 2017

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

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Pastoral Message In Response To The Beginning Of The Royal Commission's  Final Hearing On The Catholic Church

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Pastoral Message In Response To The Beginning Of The Royal Commission's Final Hearing On The Catholic Church

6 Feb 2017

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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Medical Ethics a Priority for Notre Dame University

Medical Ethics a Priority for Notre Dame University

27 Jan 2017

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 Fisher Congratulates Inspirational Australians

Archbishop Fisher Congratulates Inspirational Australians

27 Jan 2017

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