Posts Tagged ‘Australian Catholic Bishops Plenary Council’

Australia’s Plenary Council votes yes for Women Deacons

Monday, July 11th, 2022

Australia’s fifth plenary council (PC) finished on a united note on the final day of voting last Friday. The PC’s final acts will now be compiled and sent to Rome for ratification. PC vice president Bishop Shane Mackinlay says he believes “in time we will look back on this as an extremely significant event in Read more

Rise up with new evangelical vigour

Thursday, April 21st, 2022
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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