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Governance and Culture: the Catholic Church in Australia.

Anne O’Brien writes from a lay woman’s perspective and a wealth of experience including working as a facilitator in the Towards Healing process. She is now a member of Catholics Speak Out and Catholics for Renewal. She offers some powerful insights.

Apart from the establishment of stringent controls concerning the safety of children, the Royal Commission has provided few grounds for optimism concerning the future of the Catholic Church in Australia. Case 50 of the Royal Commission focused on Governance and Culture at the macro level, especially diocesan jurisdictions.

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