Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne’

Melbourne archdiocese needs to restructure or ‘sink into the sunset’

Monday, July 19th, 2021
Melbourne archdiocese restructure

Melbourne Catholic Archbishop Peter Comensoli is facing dissent from within over ambitious plans to restructure the archdiocese. Comensoli told his diocesan clergy and parish lay leaders that the diocese is on a ‘threshold’ and either we do something or ‘sink into the sunset’. He conceded the church’s painful history and parishioners abandoning the pews had Read more

Melbourne Archdiocese debt and deficits force redundancies

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne will be laying off numerous staff to tackle a budget deficit and rising debt. Although the current financial situation is not believed to relate directly to the financial compensation payouts as a result of clergy abuse, it feeds into the way the church does its business. The issue has provoked Read more