Posts Tagged ‘Queensland’

Queensland Government considers ban on same-sex unions Comments 0

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

The new Queensland government has sought legal advice about repealing civil unions in and is not ruling out the retrospective scrapping of the partnerships. Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie said he had requested a full legal brief from his department about the legislation that allows same-sex partnerships. He said all aspects of the law were “open for Read more

Support mounts for sacked Queensland bishop Comments 1

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Two protest vigils have been held for sacked Queensland bishop, William Morris and some Catholics are threatening to leave the Church as a result of the way the Pope has handled the situation. About 200 people gathered for a quiet prayer session opposite Bishop Morris’s Toowoomba home at Queen’s Park on Tuesday evening, while another Read more

Shocked. Saddened. Angry and appalled at Bishop’s early retirement Comments 0

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Bishop of Toowoomba, William Morris announced his early retirement over the weekend, citing pressure from a disaffected group and a decision by Pope Benedict that he should be replaced. In making the announcement, Morris says he has been targeted over comments he made five years ago, comments that have been deliberately misrepresented. In a 2006 Read more