Need for change in the church

It has becoming clear to me that clericalism is killing the church. I agree with Vincent Jewell (A tale of two Catholicisms – Uganda and Australia, Winter 2017), that ‘our church is a despised and dwindling sect’. The Royal Commission exposed more than just sexual abuse, it exposed pathetic incompetence in church leadership. These leaders with their rank, power and privilege have betrayed not only the values of the gospel, but the very people they were ordained to nurture.

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