Feature Articles

Resurfacing ideas for Plenary Council 2020

Rose Marie Crowe, Ormond, Victoria, has attended a few plenary…

The future of the Australian Priesthood

Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFMConv. This reflection on the…

The status of women in Jesus’ time

Monique (real name supplied and withheld) looks at how Jesus…

Visiting sex offenders in prison

Bishop Pat Power describes the pain and sadness of visiting people…

Golden Jubilee of the Episcopacy of Archbishop Len Faulkner

Bishop Eugene Hurley spoke at the Golden Jubilee of Archbishop…

Memories of Manly and future hope 

John Swann, an Adelaide priest celebrating his 60th ordination…

Orphanages, Catholic Mission and immersion

Brian Lucas. Voluntourism can lead to cynicism towards…

One of us: the sanity behind an act of insanity

Peter Day, Canberra priest, reflects on the reality behind…

Australian speaks at preparatory session for Youth Synod in Rome

Ashleigh Green. At a session of the International Seminar…

Listening to Catholic divorced and remarried couples

Bénévent Tosseri. One point that Pope Francis emphasized…

First Australian Provincial Council, 10-12 September 1844

Peter J Wilkinson writes the first of several articles examining…

The 1862 non-recognised Australian Provincial Council

Peter J Wilkinson in this second article in the series examining…

Amoris Laetitiae – how has it been received?

John Swann, Adelaide priest, asks how we might implement…

Funding priests fairly – a migrant success story

Eric Hodgens. Fr Tony (Dutchy) Guelen, who died 25 October…

When religious leaders forget to tell the story that liberates

Peter Day, Canberra priest, asks how effective church leaders’…

What makes Australia’s Catholic Bishops tick?

Eric Hodgens, Melbourne pastor emeritus, writes on the way…