Sr Anne Cunliffe, head of Catholic Religious Australia, speaks to ABC Radio's Noel Debien, on hopes held by Catholic women. More, including comments by Archbishops Hart and Coleridge inside.
- What do Australians and women hope for from Pope Francis: March 20, 2013 (ABC Radio Religion and Ethics Report)
Catholic religious women are often in the frontline serving the disadvantaged and the disturbed. So how did they react to the election of Pope Francis?
The Producer of ABC Radio's Religion and Ethics Report, Noel Debien, conducted this interview with Sr Anne Cunliffe, the president of Catholic Religious Australia, which represents more than 180 congregations of sisters, brothers and priests.
To listen to the interview, CLICK HERE.
Pope opens up on gays, abortion and women in the church (The Australian Women's Weekly)
The Vatican pays tribute to women on their special day (Vatican Insider)
In front of Fatima statue, Pope Francis entrusts the world to Mary (The Catholic Herald)
Statement by Arcbishop Mark Coleridge on the election of Pope Francis (Archdiocese of Brisbane)
Holy Mass for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Vatican/YouTube)