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Bishops Tributes

‘Catholic leader of immense stature’: Archbishop Carroll dies at 93

Archbishop Francis Carroll, who served as Bishop of Wagga Wagga and Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn during almost 70 years of priestly service, died yesterday in Wagga Wagga, aged 93.

Bishops In The Dioceses

One year since Bishop Kennedy moved from bush to beach

March 17 will mark one year since Bishop Michael Kennedy was installed as the ninth Bishop of the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese. Source: MNnews.Today.

Bishops First Nations

Catholics encouraged to reflect on implications of damning report

Australian Catholics are being encouraged to reflect upon the implications of the latest report on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing, with calls for the report to be the starting point for renewed action. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Bishops Books

Archbishop Emeritus inspired by ‘the most beautiful part of the world’

Perth Archbishop Emeritus Barry Hickey has released his memoirs, the title of which was inspired by his continuing connection with Western Australia’s Goldfields region. Source: The eRecord. 

Anniversary Bishops

Prayers and tributes mark first anniversary of Cardinal Pell’s death

Thousands gathered at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney to pray and pay tribute to Cardinal George Pell a year after his death in Rome. Source: The Catholic Weekly. 

Bishops Christmas

Bishops offer invitation to experience the peace of Christmas

In their annual Christmas messages, Australia’s bishops have reminded the faithful that the peace, hope and joy of the Nativity can be an antidote to a world that is marked by war, poverty and despair.

Bishops In The Dioceses

Former Hobart priest to become bishop in Tanzania

A former priest of Sandy Bay parish in Hobart will next month be ordained bishop of the Njombe Diocese in his native Tanzania. Source: Hobart Archdiocese. 

Bishops Pacific

Episcopal Conference of the Pacific elects a new president

The Episcopal Conference of the Pacific, which is part of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conference of Oceania, elected a new president at its plenary assembly in New Caledonia last week.

Bishops Synod

Holiness the measure of Synod proposals: Archbishop Fisher

Proposals from the Synod on Synodality can be judged by whether they call people to holiness, Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP writes in a pastoral letter published yesterday. Source: The Catholic Weekly.