Reform movements discuss need for change

Ian McGinnity, Parramatta priest, writes about recently attending the International Reform Conference in Slovakia. 

When it was mooted in the final days of our gathering in Chicago in October 2016, of what is now known as the International Catholic reform network (ICRN), that our next gathering may be in Slovakia I must confess I initially wondered: why there? Our previous gatherings had been in Austria (Bregenz) Ireland (Limerick) and the US. I had some understanding of the Catholic church in these places probably because there was plenty of available information in English about these areas but Slovakia, I must confess, I was ignorant.

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