Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Peter Comensoli’

Tonal change in Ad Limina visit says new Melbourne Archbishop

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Under previous pontificates bishops coming to Rome for meetings with Vatican officials could expect to be briefed about the work going on at head office and, if they had fallen out of line, should expect a stern telling off. This is changing with Pope Francis. According to the Archbishop of Melbourne, Peter Comensoli, who was Read more

US nun not welcome at Australian Catholic Conference

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

A well-known American nun, feminist and scholar has been sent an email which she claims tells her not to come to the Catholic education conference she was to have spoken at in Australia next year. The email says the Archbishop of Melbourne, Peter Comensoli, had not endorsed 83-year old Sister Joan Chittister’s invitation. No reason Read more

Melbourne Archbishop enlists LGBTI faithful

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Melbourne Archbishop Peter Comensoli has enlisted the LGBTI community to help the church set a new direction after years of scandal and internal unrest. In an unprecedented move that has divided some within the church, the Archdiocese this month invited gay Catholics to a 2½-hour meeting at which they discussed how the institution should change Read more