The Catholic Bishops of Australia have re-elected Archbishop of Melbourne, Denis Hart, as President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference for a two-year term.
Archbishop of Adelaide, Philip Wilson, has been re-elected Vice-president of the Conference for a further two-year term.
The Archbishop of Perth Timothy Costelloe SDB and the Bishop of Port Pirie Gregory O’Kelly SJ were both elected to the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Permanent
Speaking during the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Plenary meeting, President Hart said: 'I thank my fellow bishops and diocesan administrators for their dedication and
commitment in governing the Australian Catholic Church at a time when we are facing many challenges.'
Over the course of the meeting, the bishops are discussing various issues including the treatment of Asylum Seekers, the Royal Commission and evangelisation.
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