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Polarization in the Church and the crisis of the Catholic mind

Massimo Faggioli writes on the destructive nature of polarization…

Second Australian Provincial Council 18-25 April 1869

Peter Wilkinson This is the third article in the series on…

Catholic women speak out on child sexual abuse

Marilyn Hatton & Moira Coombs “The Royal Commission…

Recommendations of the Royal Commission for the Catholic Church  

The Recommendations for the Catholic Church from the Royal Commission…

Melbourne’s new Archbishop

Eric Hodgens Australia’s bishops urgently need a visionary,…

OMG how you’ve changed since I was a boy!

Des Connolly is a parishioner of St Patricks Church Sutherland…

Failed system, failed leadership

John Hannon is the Catholic Parish Priest at St Therese Parish,…

In search of an Australian priesthood

Gary Stone Can the priesthood in Australia flourish without…

The participation of women in the 2020 Plenary Council

Council for Australian Catholic Women This paper was prepared…

Sacraments of Initiation for children in the Australian Church

Gerard Stoyles, Wollongong priest and researcher, explores the…

Australia’s original sin

Fatima Measham, Eureka Street consulting editor, discusses the…

Grassroots theology

Fr Sean Wales, Provincial of the Redemptorists in South Africa,…

Requiem for a pastor

Kevin James Flanagan, dearly loved priest of the Diocese of Wagga…

Wanted – a Holy Thursday Church

Peter Day, Canberra priest, invites us to hear the cry to be…

Clericalism and psychopathy

Kevin Johnson is an eighty year old retired priest from Mackay,…

Confession after the Royal Commission

Peter Matheson Can the Royal Commission be a catalyst for…

What is clericalism?

Frank O’Dea SSS, charts the history of clericalism over the…

Ecclesia Semper Reformanda Est

Aengus Kavanagh FSP “The Church is always in need of reform”…

The third wave

Vic O’Callaghan, Springwood NSW, offers a harrowing description…