Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Julian Porteous’

Rise up with new evangelical vigour

Thursday, April 21st, 2022
Catholics evangelical vigour

An Australian archbishop is calling on catholics “to rise up with new evangelical vigour”. He made the call in a commentary on a plenary council preparatory document. Archbishop Julian Porteous of Hobart (pictured) said Catholicism in Australia faces crises such as a loss of faith and declining religious practice. The plenary council working document shows Read more

Australian Jesuit banned from speaking on same-sex marriage in Tasmania

Monday, July 9th, 2018

An Australian Jesuit priest has been banned by the Catholic Archbishop of Hobart from speaking publicly about same-sex marriage in the archdiocese. The ban was announced after Fr Frank Brennan SJ defended Catholics’ right to speak according to their conscience about the issue. He had been invited to speak at a CatholicCare Tasmania conference in Read more