The struggle for real reform in the Australian Catholic Church: Catholics and their bishops are at odds 

Terry Fewtrell, member of Concerned Catholics of Canberra Goulburn, says Australians should be worried about what is happening currently in the Catholic church. Catholics are engaged in a review of their church in this country, yet there is growing evidence the process is being manipulated. Reprinted from Pearls and Irritations, 26 May.

After seeking input from lay Catholics, a process known as a Plenary Council, the Catholic church is soon to begin formal sessions. But there is growing evidence the process is being manipulated, as traditionalists try to reconstruct reality, including downplaying Royal Commission findings.

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