Who speaks for the Catholic church?

By John Warhurst. This article was first published in Eureka Street and is shared here for your interest. Discussion of church life in Australia is incomplete without consideration of who speaks for the church at the national level. The answer to the question 'Who presides over the Catholic church in Australia?' is more complicated than … Continue reading Who speaks for the Catholic church?

Denied full participation, Catholic women mobilise for change

Tracy McEwan and Kathleen McPhillips This article was first published in The Conversation and is shared here for your interest. Indeed, each generation of Catholic women in Australia is less likely than the previous one to attend church and participate in parish life. There are a number of reasons for this decline, one of which … Continue reading Denied full participation, Catholic women mobilise for change