Posts Tagged ‘Jack de Groot’

Australian church wants more collegial governance, more laypeople Comments 0

Monday, May 13th, 2019

The Catholic Church in Australia is looking for more collegial models of governance in Catholic schools, hospitals and charities. It is presently reviewing the clerical and hierarchical models that have failed dioceses and parishes during the ongoing child sex abuse crisis. Collegial models would see the significant participation of laypeople says Jack de Groot, who Read more

New group will monitor Church’s response to child sexual abuse Comments 0

Monday, May 7th, 2018

A new group will monitor the Church’s response to child sexual abuse in Australia. The Australian Catholic bishops and religious congregations established the new advisory group. Archbishop Denis Hart of Melbourne says the new Implementation Advisory Group will monitor and progress the response to the findings of the Royal Commission on Child Sex Abuse. It Read more