Posts Tagged ‘Australia’s Catholic Church’

Nun challenges church – stop suppressing Catholic reform

Thursday, May 20th, 2021

A prominent US Benedictine nun is warning Australia’s Catholic Church to stop suppressing Catholic reform from its ordinary members or face an inevitable decline. This is not the first time Sister Joan Chittister has called out Australia’s Catholic hierarchy. She was recently embroiled in a censorship row with Melbourne’s Archbishop. Now she is renewing calls Read more

Drastic overhaul called for Australia’s Catholic Church

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Australia’s Catholic Church needs to completely overhaul itself following Cardinal George Pell’s sex abuse conviction. Hundreds of thousands of Catholics are pushing for the church to open itself to ordaining women, ending clericalism and enabling people who are LGBTI or divorced to be included more. Prominent Catholics are sounding alarm bells, warning the Church that Read more