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Bishop Howell installed as seventh Bishop of Toowoomba

Bishop Ken Howell was yesterday installed as the seventh Bishop of Toowoomba, inside a full St Patrick’s Cathedral in the Queensland diocese. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Bishops Church Life

Bishop Howell’s liturgical reception to be livestreamed today

Bishop Ken Howell will officially become the seventh Bishop of Toowoomba today during a liturgical reception at St Patrick’s Cathedral Toowoomba.


Bishop Holohan shares insights into life as a bishop

Trauma from constantly being told “the horrors” of sexual assaults has caused Bunbury Bishop Gerard Holohan to call it a day after 22 years in the job. Source: South Western Times.


Pope accepts resignation of Bishop Holohan

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bunbury Bishop Gerard Holohan, who led the regional West Australian diocese for more than 20 years. Source: Perth Archdiocese.

Bishops Media

Compass points to Bishop Long

Parramatta Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv has featured in the latest episode of ABC TV’s religion and ethics show Compass, in an episode titled Sacred Space – The Franciscan of Parramatta. Source: Catholic Outlook.

Bishops New Zealand

Pope appoints bishop for New Zealand diocese

Pope Francis has appointed Christchurch priest Fr John Adams as the new bishop of New Zealand’s Palmerston North Diocese. Source: NZCBC.


‘Business as usual’ as ordinariate changes leadership

After more than a decade, the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross will experience a major change in its leadership — and its retiring ordinary has given it his blessing. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Bishops Eastern Rite

Listening top of agenda for new Syro-Malabar bishop

The new chief shepherd of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy in Australia, New Zealand and Oceania says his first priority is to meet with the faithful, before working together to formulate a pastoral plan for the region. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Bishops Ordination

Hundreds gather for ordination of second Syro-Malabar bishop

Hundreds of people gathered last night to celebrate the ordination of Bishop John Panamthottathil CMI as the second shepherd of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of St Thomas the Apostle in Melbourne. Source: ACBC Media Blog.