Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Porteous’

Aussie bishops could face anti-discrimination probe

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

A Green politician has laid a complaint with Tasmania’s Anti-Discrimination Commissioner over a marriage booklet produced by Australia’s Catholic bishops. Martine Delaney has asked the commissioner’s office to investigate Hobart Archbishop Julian Porteous and the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. At issue is the booklet “Don’t Mess with Marriage”, produced by the bishops earlier this year. Read more

Aussie pastoral letter sparks discrimination complaint

Friday, July 10th, 2015

A same-sex marriage campaigner has recommended Tasmanians offended by a pastoral letter from Australia’s Catholic bishops complain to authorities. A pastoral letter from the bishops titled “Don’t mess with marriage” was sent home with students of Catholic high schools in several archdioceses, including Hobart. It stressed both respect for all and respect for the unique Read more