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Fr Stephen Hackett MSC has been elected provincial superior of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Australia and will conclude his time as general secretary of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in July. Source: ACBC Media Blog.
Pope Francis has appointed Broken Bay Bishop Anthony Randazzo to the role of Apostolic Administrator of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross, Australia.
Australian Catholic Bishops Conference president Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB has been appointed as a member of the preparatory commission for the general assembly of the Synod of Bishops in October. Source: OSV News.
Hang Vo, the chief executive of Melbourne homeless service Sacred Heart Mission, has been announced as the new president of the Australian Council of Social Service.
Broken Bay Bishop Anthony Randazzo has been announced as the new president of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania.
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Michael Kennedy, who has led the Diocese of Armidale in regional New South Wales since 2012, the new Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle. Source: ACBC.