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Australian archbishop faces criticism over pastoral letter on human dignity

May 14, 2024

By AC Wimmer

Archbishop Julian Porteous of Hobart in Australia released the four-page document titled “We are Salt to the Earth” on May... Read more

Archbishop Julian Porteous of Hobart

Self-sabotaging Catholicism won't help Australia, archbishop says of plenary council prep

Apr 13, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

At a time when Catholicism in Australia faces crises such as a loss of faith and declining religious practice, a... Read more

Archbishop Julian Porteous.

Priests 'cannot comply' with laws that break seal of confession, Tasmania's archbishop says

Sep 12, 2019

The leader of Tasmania’s Catholic Church said priests in his archdiocese will not comply with a law that would require... Read more

The monks of Notre Dame Priory, Tasmania. Courtesy photo

Chasing the devil from Tasmania

Jan 25, 2019

If you seek out the peripheries, whether from Rome, London or Washington, it is hard to get any further away... Read more